Reoccurring Skin Rash on Arms Legs and Face
Reoccurring Itchy Skin Rash on Arm
Hello. I will try to keep this skin rash submission short. I am a 39 year old female with a hypothyroid disorder. I currently have NO thyroid and take 200 mcg of thyroid medication daily. I have been taking that dose for about twenty years. I have allergies to dust, pollen, animal dander, hay, etc. I also have asthma but only when I get a chest cold. I do not carry an inhaler. Last winter I was diagnosed with Sarcoidosis of the lungs which is in remission now.
I have had this skin rash for years but it has never been this bad before. As the pictures of the rash on my arms, legs, fingers, and face depict, I have an oil on my skin which was prescribed by the doctor to put on after a shower. This rash is VERY itchy but I do not scratch it. On my forearm the skin rash seems raised around the edges but it is not the same on my face. The rash seems to be slowly getting better right now but who knows, it flares up whenever it wants to.
My face gets bright red with the rash. It is on my eyelids as well. One thing that feels good in the treatment of the rash is extremely hot water being run over the affected skin area, which I will not do anymore because I can scald myself since the water I use is so hot. Sometimes this itchy skin rash shows up on the backs of my knees or inner thighs and it seems to migrate to the skin on other parts of my body. If readers of this post have any comments with respect to identification of this skin rash or effective treatment of this rash, I would be grateful.
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