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Dr. Pravin, Dermatologist
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I have a red, itchy, slightly warm to the touch on the left

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I have a red, itchy, slightly warm to the touch on the left side of my torso which developed over the past 24 hours, and has only gotten worse.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dermatology
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
In the days following up to the development of this rash I have been overly tired, and running a low grade fever between 99.7-100.3
Expert:  Dr. Pravin replied 1 year ago.

Hello

Welcome and Thank you for your query posted.

My name is***** and being a Skin, Hair and Nail specialist I would be able to provide you with an appropriate solution to your concern.

Please note that my Goal is to provide you with an Excellent Service .

Before I answer your question I would like to get some more information:

Do you have history of diabetes?

Did you develop any water filled blisters on the area?

Please note that the answer provided is for information purpose only and does not substitute a Doctor - Patient Consultation in Clinic

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I do not have diabetes, nor do I have a family history of diabetes. I don't seem to have any blisters, but it feels rough to the touch and where the rash is peeling or flaking off it does seem a bit oozy.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I tried over the past 24 hours to use an anti itch cream with 1% hydrocorizone cream as well as gold bond cornstarch baby powered which has zinc oxide, topical starch, and kaolin in it
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Should I make a doctors appointment for tomorrow or is this really nothing to worry about?
Expert:  Dr. Pravin replied 1 year ago.

Thank you very much for the information provided.

Is there a lump below the area of redness?

This looks like an irritant contact dermatitis in the area.

Have you taken any Claritine or Benadryl tablets to help with the allergic manfiestations?

You would also need an antibiotic application and oral antibiotic to prevent the secondary cellulitis or abscess.

Expert:  Dr. Pravin replied 1 year ago.

Hello

Please do let me know if you still have your concern. I am awaiting a message from you .

I would be happy to help you

Expert:  Dr. Pravin replied 1 year ago.

Hello How are you ?

Do you still have any concern as of now?