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When I was about 18/19 years old I developed this very small itchy irratation(a little reddish color) on my leg. Over the months it spead or appeard on my other leg to, and eventualy these "irratations" were appearing on different parts of my legs and arms--Not TOO bad though.(on some parts of my arm/leg they went away) Now I am 21 and I still got them on my leg (not bad at all)but get it alot worse on both arms( opposite side of elbows) where the arm folds. It keeps getting worse and worse, on the arm, from red breakouts too red/white scaly itchy break outs. Ive also noticed I got these wierd spots brownish/reddish on my chest and stomach, but they don't bother me or itch at all.
Iv'e tried various lotions soaps and creams, which do help moisterize and relieve some itching..but not enough. I don't know if this could be eczema or psoriasis ( which my sister had since she was young) but my symtoms are different.
The reason I come here is for advice on how to help this, and maybe even a diagnosis of what sort of skin condition this may be. Hence, I can not afford a doctor at the moment, so please help as much as you can.
 

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Hi! I had something similar once was called umm I can't remember but I think the doctor prescribed me just regular triple ointment and said to make sure scabs were moist, pat the area dry then apply libberally and put not band aids but gauze loosly over and do this 3 tiems a day for 3 weeks and it was gone. Wish I could remember the name. It was contagious though...
 

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My son and boyfriend both have eczema and what the person above me is probably talking about is called impetego. I was told the Arbonne baby care line would help with my son's eczema so I bought him the wash and lotion and now my boyfriend uses it too and it really helps they haven't had the dry skin or rashes since they have started using it. Their diaper rash cream even works to stop bug bites and poison ivy from itching.
 

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* If skin feels dried out and papery, try an oatmeal bath to nourish the skin. Place a couple of tablespoons of oats in a muslin bag and place this beneath the hot tap as you run your bathwater. Oatmeal soap can also feel very calming and soothing to irritated skin.
* If the skin is inflamed, a poultice made from watercress and chickweed mixed with fine oatmeal may provide a great deal of relief. Wrap the herbs in thin gauze and apply to the affected area as often as necessary.
* Raw, grated carrots may be made into a poultice and applied to sensitive areas of skin.
* Wheatgerm, evening primrose or vitamin E oils may be applied to the skin to encourage healing.
 

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For the legs before going to bed put on emu oil, african shea butter or even olive oil and wear a pair of tights. It may feel uncomfortable sleeping in tights a first but you'll get use to it and it'll make a huge difference. Do this for a fortnight- hopefully that ought to do the trick. Then continue once a week.

Also once a week whilst running a bath pour a cup full of olive oil in a bath and bathe in it for at least half an hour.
 

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Have you been checked for leaky gut syndrome? You could have bad bacteria in your gut causing the rash. Probiotics should help it.
 

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Hello friend if you have skin itchy irritation problem then you can do this skin care tips Rubbing ice: This may sound like it wonâ€2122t work, but it actually does. Ice can help in soothing any discomfort caused by a rash on our skin. Rubbing ice provides much needed relief from the itching and pain as it numbs the cells in the area. It is such a simple and effective way to provide relief for skin irritations. Vitamin E: Vitamin E is also beneficial for healthy skin. Vitamin E is easily available in the form of oil or capsules. Apply the oil or break open a capsule on the problem area and rub gently. Massaging the oil gives relief from itching and discomfort. Water: Dehydration can cause the skin to break out. If the body does not get enough water, it does not flush out the toxins from the body which can lead to skin problems. Lack of water can lead to skin irritation so it is essential to keep the skin hydrated for a healthy glowing skin. The general rule is to drink at least 64 ounces of water a day. When you have a skin irritation, think of it is as you do when you have a cold, drink even more fluids to get healthy faster! Thank for sharing.
 

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the best is to keep your skin moist apply emulsifying ointment as much as you like no side effects, get yourself a good antihestimen tablet to reduce the itching which can be cause due to an allergic reaction.im living with eczema for 28 years and still suffer alot ive got a10 year son whom i wet wrap by applying emulsifying ointment thickly to his skin wet half of the bandaide and apply to the skin there after i cover the wet bandaide with a dry piece, takes him 3 days for the skin to be smooth and baby soft. and i do the same for my 2year old daughter it works its less cost effective too. eczema comes and goes control your emotions and the environment might even have an adverse effect.
 

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If the above things do not work then see a dermatologist. Psoriasis and eczema are hereditary so if your sister has one of those there is a good possibility it could be that. Every persons symptoms are not the same. My mom has psoriasis and the doctor told her to only shower twice a week and not to use any soap or lotion with scent because its an irritant and makes the symptoms worse. I know that sounds crazy. She also said if you have to shower more than twice a week (This would be me for sure) then only wash under arms, feet, face, and private area but not in that order ha ha. It is fine to get the skin wet if you have to but soaps dry it out and irritate it if it is psoriasis. I have eczema and I just put hydrocortisone cream on it when it acts up and it goes away.
 

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Have you been checked for leaky gut syndrome? You could have bad bacteria in your gut causing the rash. Probiotics should help it.
That is really bazaar!!!!
 

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I have an issue that has been going on for a couple of days. I need some insite on what it could be and what I should do.

It started with irritation around the crevises of my nose. Then made its way down side of my mouth lines and on my chin area. There is nothing visably showing that depicts rash. It has a burning, irretation sensation, and when I rub it, it causes redness and swelling. And its only that area.

I have tried cortizone 10, and it sooths for awhile until my face has any contact with dogs, dust, peoples hands and cirtain materials(sounds like allergies huh?). I have changed my face wash ( Loreal's go 360 scrub) but been using that for about a week now. Oh I wear NOO make-up either. Anyway..what do you think?
 

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I have an issue that has been going on for a couple of days. I need some insite on what it could be and what I should do.

It started with irritation around the crevises of my nose. Then made its way down side of my mouth lines and on my chin area. There is nothing visably showing that depicts rash. It has a burning, irretation sensation, and when I rub it, it causes redness and swelling. And its only that area.

I have tried cortizone 10, and it sooths for awhile until my face has any contact with dogs, dust, peoples hands and cirtain materials(sounds like allergies huh?). I have changed my face wash ( Loreal's go 360 scrub) but been using that for about a week now. Oh I wear NOO make-up either. Anyway..what do you think?
Does it help if you take claritin or Zyrtec? This is obviously an allergic reaction to something. Those meds are often given for such problems. See a dermatologist or an allergy specialist. In the meantime claritin or zyrtec should help the irritation.
 

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Really so you do think it is allergic reaction? I will have to try that.
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I'm not a doctor but the symptoms you are describing are that of an allergic reaction. I say see a dermatologist and try either of those two things in the mean time to help with the symptoms. Benadryl is another one used for allergic reactions. If you use it be sure to get the non drowsy unless you will take it before bed.
 
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