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Raised rash

I had trouble adding my photo to my previous post...so I am posting my question again...

I have been getting small red raised itchy rashes that appear and disappear in a few hours or less.  

I used to get the rashes on my chest, but this morning I saw a rash on my left leg (thigh).  My nail folds are puffy and red also.

Does anyone know that is causing this?  My PCP never saw the rash, because I get the rash sporadically.  He said he thought I had some kind of  allergy.  

I also feel sick and tired all the time and have pain, heaviness and swelling in both legs and trouble walking, because the pain gets worse when I am standing and walking.

What can be causing this rash?  I am a female (age 62), and have been betting the rash for years.
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15439126 tn?1444446763
Too dry (of oil) skin?  Perhaps from bathing too frequently and/or with too harsh a soap?

If that were the case, skincare lotion applied just after bathing ought to greatly help.  Have you tried skincare lotion?
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I don't know if it is dry skin?  The rash itches and comes and goes.  It lasts less than an hour, and I get it usually on my chest of on my legs.  The rash is raised and itches...My PCP sent me to many specialists... rheumatologists and neurologists...I think I have some kind of systemic disease to cause thie skin reaction...

Does anyone know what test would diagnose this rash?  A biopsy, or a blood test?

15439126 tn?1444446763
(one test to diagnose the rash would be to see if skincare lotion use regularly greatly reduced the rash appearance and itching symptoms, and reduced their recurrence)
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I used my dettol soap on my face and it burnt my face what do I do to get this scald cleared cause I don't sweat anymore on my face
15439126 tn?1444446763
For how many weeks has this symptom occurred?  

Dettol is very harsh, there are much milder soaps.  If you need one with antiseptic qualities, those soaps containing chlorhexidine are excellent.
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The rash comes and goes.  It can last for up to an hour, but is usually lasts about 20-30 minutes, then goes away, and re-appears on another part of my body at another time.  The rash is small (about an inch in diameter), and it appears anytime.  I think it is an autoimmune rash.  I have had this for years.
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PS:  The skin beneath my cuticles (nail folds) was swollen that day also, so I took a photo of my finger pointing to the rash.  Does anyone know why my nail folds swell up and get red, too?
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