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Skin itchiness and redness

Answered by: Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli

Last Updated: September 16, 2021 7:31 PM

Anonymous 30 days

I having skin itchiness for few days it get worst and spread when I scratch it. It becoming like swollen but flat-dotted swollen. At both arms. Don’t know urticaria or what.

Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli 30 days
General Practitioner

Hello!
Thank you for your query.

Based on your description above, the characteristic of the rash do correlates with symptoms of urticaria. However, there are still a lot of other diseases that may have similar symptoms. These include:

  • Atopic dermatitis
  • Eczema
  • Fungal infection
  • Insect bites
  • Allergic reaction

The listed conditions are just generalised assumptions. We are unable to give accurate treatment advice or diagnosis because there were no specifics of the symptoms, visualisation of the rash, complete physical examination or relevant clinical testing done.

You should also avoid further scratching to the area as this might worsens your condition or even lead to secondary infection. If you have known allergies, avoid those allergens and keep the area clean.

Get a Dermatologist to help you with your skin’s condition !

It is advisable for you to refer this problem to your doctor or our own specialist for further treatment. We hope that this answers satisfy your question.
Thank you.

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Last Updated: Thu Sep 16 2021 19:31:48 GMT+0800 (Malaysia Time)
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