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I have a red rash on front of legs .it is not itchy but

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i have a red rash on front of legs .it is not itchy but stings.I have tried anti itch cream but that didnt help.just came on suddenly a few hours agoi
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr Bhumika replied 7 years ago.

Is your query complete? Are you a diabetic or hypertensive?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
not diabetic
Expert:  Dr Bhumika replied 7 years ago.

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 .

For mild-moderate lesions 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 me know if you need any other information.

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