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mysticpenguin posted 8/11/2013 17:29 PM

I know no one can give me medical advice over the internet but I am wondering if anyone has had a rash like this...

It is on my forearm, about 1 square inch, red, raised (whole area is raised), swollen and itchy. No hives or bumps. Doesn't seem like it is spreading.

WH and I hike together.

[This message edited by mysticpenguin at 10:06 PM, October 19th (Saturday)]

Sad in AZ posted 8/11/2013 17:50 PM

Could be ringworm; you can get it from your dog.

mysticpenguin posted 8/11/2013 18:52 PM

Aaaaah oh no. I totally ruled that out in my mind because I was like, "Naaah she doesn't sleep in bed and I never have skin to skin contact with her poop!" Crap. I guess a doctor's appointment is in the cards for me this week!

Myname posted 8/11/2013 19:47 PM

Poison ivy?

sadtoo posted 8/11/2013 21:12 PM

Nettles
Poison Ivy
Chigger Bites

click4it posted 8/11/2013 21:38 PM

Might be excema.

If its chiggers, it will itch like you have never felt before.

purplejacket4 posted 8/11/2013 22:46 PM

Post a picture and I'll take a crack at it.

Dr.PJ4

Ps. I give advice all the time. I can't "prescribe" anything without establishing a doctor/patient relationship.

click4it posted 8/11/2013 22:47 PM

what are nettles?

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