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Have 2 skin saors on my legs. Feels itching. What is the disease called? Treatment?

I have 2 skin saors on my legs for over 3 months now, I help with clean up Hurricain Sandy, I also tried many remades to ease the itching. Is this info documented, it should. there were many un educated volenteers not knowing what to do. I really had no choice but to help. No time to say no. I hope you understand my meaning. Ciao, for now. W.G. M.
Asked On : Sat, 27 Apr 2013
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Hi, thanks for your query.
I appreciate your helping spirit.
With the information provided it is difficult to tell exact diagnosis.
You seem to have possibly developed contact dermatitis.
Or it may be a bacterial or fungal infection.
Images of the area could have helped.

You may take oral antihistamines for itching and avoid scratching as it sets up a scratch itch cycle which complicates the condition.
You may consult a dermatologist for exact diagnosis and treatment.

Hope this helps you.
Answered: Mon, 10 Jun 2013
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