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What causes itchy rash on leg?

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Posted on Tue, 15 Jul 2014
Question: What us this just got back from jamaica
I have a rash just got back from jamaica went zip lining
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Answered by Dr. T Shobha Deepak (4 hours later)
Brief Answer:
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Detailed Answer:
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Dear Ms

Thanks for providing clinical photograph. It would be more helpful if you could provide additional information
1. Is the rash only on the face or also present in other parts of body?
2. Did it appear after exposure to sun?
3. Is there any itching?
4. Are you running temperature?
5. Do you have any other symptoms

Awaiting your response

Take care

Best regards
Dr T Shobha Deepak
MBBS, MD
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. T Shobha Deepak (37 minutes later)
other areas on body and yes its itchy and yes after sun exposure. no temperature and no other symptoms and the face is not itchy just my legs
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Answered by Dr. T Shobha Deepak (3 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Likely to be Photo dermatitis

Detailed Answer:
Dear Ms

In the absence of other symptoms there is no cause for concern. It's likely superficial sun burns and Photo dermatitis.

Local application of Calamine lotion and antihistamines like Chlorpheniramine will be helpful.


Take care

Best regards
Dr T Shobha Deepak
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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What causes itchy rash on leg?

Brief Answer: Further information required Detailed Answer: Hi Welcome to Healthcare-Magic Greetings of the day Dear Ms Thanks for providing clinical photograph. It would be more helpful if you could provide additional information 1. Is the rash only on the face or also present in other parts of body? 2. Did it appear after exposure to sun? 3. Is there any itching? 4. Are you running temperature? 5. Do you have any other symptoms Awaiting your response Take care Best regards Dr T Shobha Deepak MBBS, MD