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16 skin lesions and counting~arms, hand, shoulder, knees,

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16 skin lesions and counting~arms, hand, shoulder, knees, elbow arms and back so far
stage one~eraser pencil tip red bump~painful
stage two~inflammation begins spread outward~painful
Stage three~ bump gets much larger and inflammation redness continues to spread in bigger circle-painful
Stage four~very red angry volcano like~recessed in center~out circle raised~inflammatory circle gets bigger
Stage five~lesion is purple/black soft and mushy~oozes pus~couple of lesions side by side and red inflammation circle very big~not painful unless touched
Recently stayed in hotel for*****has no idea and referred me to dermatologist who can see me Thursday in two days
No fever
Lesions hot to the touch
Went to ER~prescribed bactrim and keflex~they have no idea either but suspect brown recluse bites
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 2 years ago.

do you have any pics?

Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 2 years ago.

can you give some pics at all?

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I uploaded 12 pics last night> Will try again.
Went to Derm today and she stopped keflex and bactrim. Took biopsy, prednisone and a Z pak. She feels the blistering is a drug reaction to the antibiotics from an original bite that's infected. No new lesions but not better at all. Trying to upload photos again. I'm clicking on add files~hope you get them this time. No new lesions today.
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 2 years ago.
I completely agree!
That is exactly what this is
I agree with that treatment plan 100%