Rash on lower leg *pic*

(11 Posts)
Cherrypies Tue 04-Feb-20 02:28:24

Anyone got any idea what this could be, not too painful, unless I scratch it, then it burns.
Thank you

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loveyoutothemoon Tue 04-Feb-20 07:35:16

That looks like cellulitis, an infection in the skin, which spreads rapidly! You need to get it checked out ASAP.

Shangrilalala Tue 04-Feb-20 07:42:08

DS has similar, although much less red and angry.

In our case, it’s ringworm and is slowly improving with anti fungal cream.

Hard to see from your photo. Cellulitis is nasty, so don’t mess around and get it checked ASAP. Pharmacist will take an initial look if you have to wait to see the GP.

MrsPelligrinoPetrichor Tue 04-Feb-20 07:47:52

Have you tried all the usual- antihistamine cream and tablets? I would see a pharmacist today tbh if that doesn't help.

Cherrypies Tue 04-Feb-20 16:57:59

Thank you all, I will book an appointment with gp smile

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jalopy Tue 04-Feb-20 17:50:28


Footle Tue 04-Feb-20 18:30:33

Also google Golfers' Rash, even if you don't know one end of a golf course from another.


PragmaticWench Tue 04-Feb-20 18:44:23

Is it hot to the touch?

Cherrypies Tue 04-Feb-20 19:20:31

Hi, no its not hot to the touch, its same temp as rest of the leg.

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Oohmegooliebird Tue 04-Feb-20 20:59:26

Agree golfers rash. Doesn't look like cellulitis

Cherrypies Tue 04-Feb-20 21:34:13

Dont think it can be golfers, google says exercise causes it, I havnt done any exercise just walking, also says non itchy, this itches.
Thank you anyway

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