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What Causes Rash On Legs Every Time After Eating Fish?

I had a kidney removed 5 months ago. I eat a lot of fish & it seems that now when i do i develop a rash on one of my legs. I stopped eating fish on occasion eat red meat. The rash stopped . Now its come back on the legs about 6 hrs after eating sushi(no seafood) & pork for dinner 3 hrs ago? Any ideas?
Thu, 2 Jun 2016
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The lesions described suggests the possibility of urticaria which is a cutaneous hypersensitivity reaction. Topical soothing lotions like calamine lotion can be used along with oral antihistamines like fexofenadine. Consult your dermatologist regarding the above mentioned therapy. Regards
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What Causes Rash On Legs Every Time After Eating Fish?

The lesions described suggests the possibility of urticaria which is a cutaneous hypersensitivity reaction. Topical soothing lotions like calamine lotion can be used along with oral antihistamines like fexofenadine. Consult your dermatologist regarding the above mentioned therapy. Regards