One morning I developed an itchy red rash on the underside of my forearms, wrists, palms and top of my feet. It was quite uncomfortable so I went to my doctor. He said he thought it was non-contagious and gave me a Kenalog shot and a script for a steroid pack. He also said I could use an oral anti-histimine and topical anti-itch (Benadryl or cortisone) cream.
This was four days ago. Each day since I have had a recurrence (though less severe). It reappears around mid-morning on my arms (upper arm and underside of forearm) and lower legs/ankles/feet and is usually gone by mid-afternoon. A couple of times I noticed the spots on my chest and/or abdomen. I've been taking a generic 24-hour Claritin each morning to try and at least minimize the effects.
The rash is made up of small, irregular shaped spots, some shaped like a "C" (roughly a half-inch in diameter). No noticable pattern. I thought they might be hives but they are not raised. I'm not on any meds besides the steroids and Claritin for this issue. I have tried to think of any possible allergy-related causes like detergents, changes in diet or anything else that might result in contact dermititis, but have come up empty.
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