Patient: I believe I have a rash. I’ve had it since I was 10 years old. That’s when I first noticed it. The rash actually almost went away when I was 19. When I turned 21, I started my own web company in college, so I was under a lot of stress, and the rash got pretty bad. The rash actually started itching and got worse. The rash is only included on my left and right legs (no where else on my body). Please let me know what you recommend. Thank you. Pictures of the rash on my left and right legs.
Patient: I have a rash around my ankles and up the calfs and shins of my leg. I have tried ringworm cream, cortizone cream, nothing seems to work. I had some leftover lamisil pills and i have started taking those also.
Doctor: Then obvious questions are, what have your legs been in? It would almost seem that your legs were in “puddles of water”, or in grass or Continue reading I have a rash around my ankles and up the calfs and shins of of my leg.
Patient: Im male 23, had chicken pox when i was younger and i now have shingles in the usual “waistline” area. 2 patches (no bigger than 2″ by 1/2″) on my left waist and 1 on my back (same line). I’m on the 3rd day of the blistering phase (nothings popped yet) and i was wondering:
1: can the rash spread anymore once its in this phase? (ie if a blister pops and oozes down my side can that area then blister up?)
2: even though it’s clearly just on the common waist nerve line, is there any chance of it popping up on my face? or would that be it’s own shingles outbreak? (that i would feel the sharp itch/pain days before any sign of rash)
3: once they begin popping, what should i do to make sure it doesnt get infected? what treatments should i put on it to make sure it heals fine? Continue reading Im male 23, had chicken pox when i was younger and…