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Reddish rashes on the shins. No itching. Overweight. Causes?

Got dressed this morning...everything was normal. Came home at 4p.m. Changed clothes and when i took off my pants there is a red rash on both of my shins. Looks like rosacea sort of but it does not itch or anything and the skin in that area is not hot or anything. Never happened before in my life. I am 51 years old and very over weight. The rash is NOT raised or bumpy at all rather it is completely smooth
Asked On : Fri, 24 Aug 2012
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Hi there.

Thanks for writing in.

Any history of fever?
Any significant medical history?
Any history of drug intake/ medications?
Any history of joint pains, decreased urine output etc?

In the absence of the above four, it might be an allergic condition. Try an over the counter anti histamine drug for 2 days. If no improvement, please visit a dermatologist.

Hope this helps.

Dr. Divya Kuttikrishnan

Answered: Sat, 25 Aug 2012
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