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DrRussMd, Internist/homeopath
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I developed Large Red blotches all over both legs two days

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I developed Large Red blotches all over both legs two days ago, from my upper thigh to my ankle. They don't itch. There is one area on my upper left thigh that they are bumpy.
JA: How long have you had the symptoms? What seems to make the symptoms worse or better?
Customer: two and l/2 days. Benedryl did not help. A shower did not help.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I'm 77 years old
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  dr abid replied 1 year ago.

Hi there ...

Thank you for the question ...

I am sorry to hear about your issue .

It would be ideal for you to upload pic , for proper advise please .

Regards .

Expert:  DrRussMd replied 1 year ago.


You are describing hives.

These often occur from:

a. no reason , a mystery

b. allergy

c. autoimmune disease, which is rare.

Most hives come and go mysteriously, without known cause, but it is suspected that environmental exposures can do this as well.

Avoid any new products that you started using.

You must have this examined at this point as well.

Sometimes a magnified exam is needed.

So do show these to your doctor.