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Itchy rashes on legs, scarring due to scratching. Causes for sudden flare ups?

Hi Dr., Recently for the past month or 2, i have been having severe and itchy rashes on my legs....with signs of scarring from scratching occuring would you know what could be causing this flare up??...funny thing,it happened to me at the EXACT same time last year but it just seemed to vanish?? any help sorely needed as it is intensely itchy, especially at night time
Asked On : Thu, 24 Jan 2013
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Scrarring on scratch and intense itch..,
will indicate the LICHEN PLANUS..,
oral antihistamins..,
topical salicylic acid and steriod cream..,
But for good result ...go for Intralesional steriod therapy..,
So consult good dermatologist..,
Answered: Thu, 24 Jan 2013
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