Allergic Contact Dermatitis

Allergic contact dermatitis is an allergic reaction that results when an allergen comes in contact with your skin, resulting in redness and inflammation. The other symptoms include dry and scaly skin, hives, sun sensitivity, swelling, and blisters. Allergic contact dermatitis can result from contact with latex gloves, poison ivy, cosmetics, jewelry, etc.

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How to treat eczema-like itchy skin rashes on the hands and neck of my 64-year-old mother?

Query: Hi,My 64-year-old mom has developed a skin condition that looks like eczema. It causes itching that spreads across her right hand, left hand, and neck area. The issue started three weeks ago. She uses Aveeno and Curel body lotion. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. V. Srikanth Reddy

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. It is allergic dermatitis. Please answer a few questions- 1. Is she having any other medical issues? 2. Did she have any contact with plants or insects? Since hands and neck are the only exposed areas, it should be ...  Read Full »

I have recurrent red spots on the back of the leg. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, I have some reddish spots particularly in the back of my leg, which is growing, itching, and spreading on my skin. If I apply Candid B solution regularly, it gets reduced and disappears. However, if I stop using this solution, it starts growing back. What is this? Please suggest some perm...  Read Full »


Dr. V. Srikanth Reddy

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I need to know some history before giving an appropriate diagnosis. Did you have a fever before this rash? Do you have a sore throat? Is it only on one leg or both the legs? Any burning while micturition? Any history of joint or abdominal pain?  Are the lesions blanchab...  Read Full »

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