Tag Archives: Rash

2015_Day 302: The itch is gone, at last

For the first time since the beginning of August, I am completely rash and itch free. It seems an insane amount of time for whatever it was that attacked my body to decide to leave, but I’m thankful it has. Continue reading

2015_Day 265: Explanation for rash still unknown 

So, it’s going on seven weeks, and I still haven’t figured out the cause of the rash that’s covered almost all of my body at one time or another. Continue reading

2015_Day 236: Got the itchy Monday blues

Going on three weeks and still battling this lovely rash that has decided my body is a good place to call home. Although the prednisone the doctor prescribed seemed to work for awhile, that ship has sailed. The big, itchy welts have been replaced by a lot more tiny ones — on a lot more if my body. Continue reading

2015_Day 227: Contact dermatitis puzzling, frustrating

I can't figure out what's causing this rash on my elbow and arm, which is itchy, to say the least.

I can’t figure out what’s causing this rash on my elbow and arm, which is itchy, to say the least.

I’ve been struggling the last week or so with a rash that I had hoped would clear up on its own. It started small, a couple of patches of red bumps on my hips. The next day it was also behind one of my knees. It wasn’t too itchy or painful, calamine lotion or Benadryl cream seemed to take care of that. Continue reading