Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
124 Doctors are Online

Have had itchy rash. Itchiness has subsided it is red and purple on leg. What could it be?

User rating for this question
Very Good
Answered by

Practicing since : 2007
Answered : 822 Questions
On my leff leg, I have had a rash for about 2 months. It itched really bad, but the itching has subsided. It is now red, with some purple, probably from itching so much. The skin is vet rough. It goes from the bank of my ankle and then wraps around to the front and middle part of my leg. It is not on inside or upper part of my leg.I no type of byte. What do you think?
Posted Sat, 13 Jul 2013 in General Health
Answered by Dr. Imraan Hussain 1 hour later

Thanks for your query.

It would have been better if you have uploaded the picture of rash.

Is the rash localized or spreading?
Is there any discharge or ulcer over it?
Do you have diabetes mellitus ?
Is it associated with muscle pain or fever?

It seems to be allergic dermatitis , you should take antiallargic medications and calamine lotion after consulting you dermatologist.

Waiting for you follow up.

Above answer was peer-reviewed by
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions

The user accepted the expert's answer

Ask a Doctor Now

© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor