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Leg Skin Rash or Psoriasis? Need Treatment advice
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TexasMid20s posted:
Hi

I have had red patches on my legs that have gotten worst, and leave marks. They are sometimes itchy and somemtimes scaly. And it seems to be spreading. They are quite embarassing. Please can you advise a remedy. I have taken pictueres of the rash and posted on flickr. Can you please look at them and please advise

Thanks



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Susan Evans, MD responded:
Dear TexasMid20s,

Unfortunately, it is not possible to provide a diagnosis over this forum, even with you so thoughtfully providing a picture.

You need to make an appointment to see your doctor or dermatologist so that a physical exam can be done and a complete medical history be taken. If necessary, bloodwork can then be drawn. All of these together will be used to establish a diagnosis and treatment approach.

In the meantime, here is a link to Web MD's Psoriasis page .

Here is also a link to Web MD's Skin Rash slideshow.

Best,

Dr. Evans