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lionfishman posted:
over the last couple of weeks i have been getting a rash on the inside of my elbows. its red and really itchy. it clears up during the week then when i go back to work and start sweating alot it starts back up again. its also around my bum. =( its raised, inflamed, and itchy as hell. anyone have any tips? tried lotion and cortisone cream. thanks!
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ladyjane299 responded:
You could possibly have prickly heat (raised little pimples) and very itchy do to sweating. The best solution for that is corn starch. Hope it works for you.
 
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Susan Evans, MD responded:
Dear lionfishman,

If this has been going on for a couple of weeks, it is time to have your condition evaluated. It is impossible to make a diagnosis based only on a description. Your doctor needs to see the affected area and know what methods you have tried to use to improve your condition.

Best,

Dr. Evans


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