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Itchy spots on legs

I have small itchy spots on my lower legs primarily that appear suddenly at anytime of the day.  They start out as small (1/8 inch or less) red spots, become itchy, and when I scratch, they become larger in diameter (1/4 to 1/2 inch)and raised.  They do not bleed when I scratch, but clear fluid will come out of them.  After a few days, they stop itching and will go away except for a scar left from scratching.  It is not a rash.  They don't appear as a series, but indiviudally.  Some days no new spots will appear, but on days that they do, there are usually 2 or 3 new ones.  I don't think they are bug bites, but rather an allergic reaction or food intolerance.  Any information would be greatly appreciated.  
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It could be eczema, sweat dermatitis, allergic reactions or eczema.

You need to wash the areas several times with fresh water. Do not use any cosmetic products at the sites.

Apply calamine lotion at the site of the lesions and see if it helps. You could take some oral antihistamine medications like cetrizine or loratadine. You need to maintain a good personal hygiene .

Anti-itch drugs, often antihistamine, may reduce the itch during a flare up of eczema, and the reduced scratching in turn reduces damage and irritation to the skin.

For mild-moderate eczema a weak steroid may be used (e.g. hydrocortisone or desonide), whilst more severe cases require a higher-potency steroid (e.g. clobetasol propionate, fluocinonide).

Eczema can be exacerbated by dryness of the skin. Moisturizing is one of the most important self-care treatments for sufferers of eczema. Keeping the affected area moistened can promote skin healing and relief of symptoms.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eczema

Let us know if you need any further information.

It would be advisable to consult a skin specialist for your symptoms and a proper clinical examination.

Let us know if you need any other information and post us on how you are doing.

Regards.
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