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Itch on upper legs, thighs, spread to pelvis, penis, ribs, tiny bumps between fingers. Allergic reaction?

back in the beggining of july i noticed an itch on my upper legs and thighs, it then spreaded to my pelvis area, and then my penis , it has now spreaded to my ribs, shoulders, and my butt crack, my penis has these itchy bumps, i also have tiny bumps between my fingers, i occasionally get small bumps on my legs but when they are there or not, my legs still itch, my mom says it could be an allergic reaction , hwat could it be?
Asked On : Fri, 5 Oct 2012
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Your condition could be described as an acute urticarial eruption if the lesions are red, itchy with central clearing and disappear in a few hours. Individual lesions do not last for more than 12 hours and new ones appear, and it seems they are always there.
Allergic reaction is only plausible if this was after a new medication, food you have taken and happens within a few hours. Pain killers are notorious to cause these reactions, but if you have not taken before an outbreak it is unlikely to be an allergy. However, medications can have a secondary effect on skin so do get your mdications reviewed if you are on any.
Urticaria is mostly non-alergic, although blood tests such as CBC, LFT, thyroid are necessary at some stage especially if lond-acting antihistamines over 3-4 weeks taken daily do not help.
Answered: Sun, 7 Oct 2012
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