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Have itchy red bumps on leg that pops on scratching. Has bruise around scab. Remedy?

I have small red bumps on my legs that start off as a tiny pimple like bump. Of course I scratch it and it will pop. It then gets larger with a hole in the center and a red halo around the sore. They are not going away. It scabs over and becomes itchy throughout the day. I tried using medicated powder, it soothes the itch but that is about it. Not sure if I should go to the doctor or just leave it be. I noticed tonight that one of the first that appeared seems to have a bruise around the scab instead of the red halo. Please help.
Asked On : Wed, 27 Mar 2013
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Hello, it may be erythema multiforme. There are many causes. You consult dermatologist for perfect diagnosis and treatment. Remove the cause if found. Steroids in tappering dose, antihitaminics, antibiotics may be helpful. Avoid soap bath. Apply antibiotics with steroid cream.. You may get benefit... Ok
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