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leg rash

2 months ago i developed a rash on my legs, with small bumps as if I had been bitten by an ant or flea or something like that.  The rash itches a lot, especially at night. It feels like there are ants or something crawling on my lower leg, near my ankle. It is only on my right leg.
I also developed a rash on my left arm which also has bumps. It doesn't itch as much as my leg does. My doctor gave me a cream called Triancinolone atetonide ointment but it doesn't seem to do much... I would like to know what this is and what might help to get rid of it...
thank you
Tags: rash, itch
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Hi,

This could be allergic reactions to some unknown substance, eczema, dermatitis or skin hypersensitivity or secondary to some insect bites or cosmetic products, etc.

Are you allergic to any specific substances? Have you taken any medications for the lesions?

You should keep the areas clean, wear cotton socks to avoid sweating, use a powder to keep the areas dry , use calamine lotion at the sites. Oral antihistamine medications would help if the lesions are itchy. Wear clean clothes and maintain good personal hygiene.

If your symptoms persist it would be best to consult a skin specialist because nothing can be said with surety without a proper clinical examination.

Let us know about how you are doing and if you have any other doubts.

Regards.
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