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red patch with pain

Am a 34 yr old male. I hav red patch on my abdomen 15 cm above the belly button,i hav pain and warmth over this patch. i hav severe pain in my palm if i lift objects even  with less weight r if i clap ....i also develop redness in my palm with associated pain. i take cetrizine and this relieves these symptoms for 3 days then again i experience them....i hav this for 5-6 months.i live in an area where one could find many parthenium plants.can u tell me what could be probable cause for this????also tell me the name of this condition?pls give som ideas to tackle this....
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Hello,
Whenever there is redness, pain and warmth over an area of skin the first possibility that needs to be explored is of any bacterial infection. I suggest you to get a blood culture and if need arises a skin biopsy of the red patch done to confirm the diagnosis. If bacterial infection is confirmed then you may need a course of topical and oral antibiotics.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.

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