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Have rashes with bumps on leg. Diagnosed as shingles. Blood work done to check anaemia. Any suggestion?

I have a rash on my right leg size of a quarter with bumps on it since saturday. went to dr today they thought it was shingles , didn t medicate me because I have no pain. But i just noticed another rash arising on my left arm quarter size this has a dark circle around it with a welt. I got blood taken today around that area to check my anemia I don t know if that has something to do with it.
Asked On : Tue, 3 Jul 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Welcome to healthcare magic forum
Thank you for your query.
I understand your concern regarding your skin problem
I am dr Gaurav patel ,dermatologist and will answer your query.
There chance of chickenpox or drug reaction in such condition
In your case it look like viral infection most commonly chickenpox
better to consult dermatologist again to have clear idea as treatment of both condition is different
I dont think anemia has something to do with that.
I hope I answered your question.
Let me know if you have any further query.
Answered: Mon, 21 Oct 2013
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