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Sunday, July 18, 2010 adette, Community Member, asks

Q: rash that will not go away

I am a  36 year old female and I have some kind of rash well I don't know what it is on the back of my leg they are a group of red bumps that stay in that same area and they itch really bad I hardly ever go outside,I've changed washing detergents I use the free and clear after this started I use dove soap always but this rash thing will not go away.please help me.    thank you so much tired of itching

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Merely Me, Health Guide
7/21/10 5:17pm

Hello Adette


How is your rash now?


There are so many causes for could write a book.  I did just write a post about what to do if you have an unexplained rash that you may want to read.


It could be some sort of allergic mentioned that you changed washing detergents.  I am wondering if that could be a potential cause.  Is there any possibility that this is a heat rash?  Do you have any food allergies that you know of?  Have you taken any new medications?


It really is a process of elimination that a doctor could help you with. 


What have you tried to treat your rash with?  Anything?  Does calamine lotion or cortisone cream help at all?


I would recommend seeing your doctor if this rash does not go away. 


Let us know what happens and thank you for your question.

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By adette, Community Member— Last Modified: 01/28/14, First Published: 07/18/10