A rash on the legs, accompanied by itching, can appear in different seasons, have different symptoms and have a different course.
To get rid of this unpleasant phenomenon, it is necessary to clarify the factor that provoked its development and determine the adequate treatment that the doctor prescribes.
Causes of rash
Sometimes a rash on the legs occurs in pregnant womenWomen, which is due to the peculiarities of hormonal processes occurring in their body. Also, the appearance of rashes in men and women can be associated with venereal diseases, scarlet fever, syphilis and leukemia. In addition, it can be allergic and appear as a result of exposure to the allergen from foods and chemical elements in cosmetics.
If the rash appears not only on the legs, but also on the back, abdomen or arms, it may indicate scarlet fever, chickenpox, or leukemia.
Often, itching occurs simultaneously with a rash,Redness of the eyes, runny nose and other symptoms of various diseases. However, there are situations where the rash is a consequence of a pathological process, scratches, minor injuries, insect bites or the effects of external stimuli (clothes or washing powder with which it is washed).
Types of rash on the legs
Various types of rashes are known. It can manifest itself in the form of blisters, the development of which provokes inflammatory processes. Because of them the papillary layer of the dermis swells, forming round or oval formations. Usually such blisters pass in a few minutes or days. The rash that appears on the soles of the feet, however, as in other places, is usually itchy (possibly even krovit). It can also be expressed in the form of plaques and nodules of varying size or shape. These formations are located both in the papillary layer of the dermis, and in the epidermis.
A rash in the form of plaques and nodules can be accompanied by such diseases as psoriasis, warts, papillomas, eczema and red flat lichen.
In case of a rash on the legs, whichCauses itching and does not go away for several days, it is necessary to consult a qualified dermatologist. An experienced doctor will promptly identify possible skin diseases that can provoke the development of a rash. Dermatologists recommend not to delay with the reference to a specialist, since itching congestions of blisters or plaques on the legs can provoke very serious complications with health.
In addition, a small itchy rash may beSymptom of a fungal disease, therefore, in addition to a dermatologist, an infectious disease specialist is needed. It will prevent further damage to the human body by the infection that caused itching, and will allow the patient to continue to lead a normal life.