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report of skin rash

about a year ago i got a swelling on my hand it went away a month later i got a swelling of my tonge and so on every time it went away in about three hrs. The last month it has been more freq two or three spots at once  now today i have three spors on my arms and one finger  swelled up the spots itch like hell. the bottom of my foot swelled up last week at the same time my thump was swelled up.  this only lasted about three hrs. this red itchey spots haver been for about 12 hrs and one it started to disp they do swell up some at first.                              thank u   lester
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Hi,

It could be eczema, sweat dermatitis, allergic reactions, insect bites or due to friction or tight clothing.

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 . Wear lose comfortable clothes. Wash all your linen and towels etc with a disinfectant solution.

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).

Let us know if you need any further information.

It would be advisable to consult a skin specialist for the 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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