Causes of rash
Sometimes rash on legs occurs in pregnant women due to hormonal processes in their bodies. Also the appearance of the rash in men and women may be due to sexually transmitted diseases, scarlet fever, syphilis and leukemia. In addition, it can be an allergic to appear as a result of the allergen foods and chemical elements in the makeup.
If a rash appears not only on the legs but on the back, belly or arms, it may indicate scarlet fever, chicken pox or leukemia.
Often simultaneously with the observed rash, itching, redness of the eyes, runny nose and other symptoms of various diseases. However, there are times when the rash is a consequence of the pathological process, scratches, minor injuries, insect bites or exposure to external irritants (clothes or detergent with which she washed).
Types of rashes on legs
There are various types of rashes. It can manifest in the form of blisters, the development of which provoke inflammation. Because of them swells the papillary layer of the dermis, forming a rounded or oval formation. Usually such blisters are a few minutes or days. The rash appeared on the feet, however, as in other places, and usually itches (maybe even bleeding). It can also be expressed in the form of plaques and nodules of various sizes or shapes. These formations are located in the papillary layer of the dermis and the epidermis.
Rash in the form of plaques and nodules can be accompanied by diseases such as psoriasis, warts, papilloma, eczema and lichen planus.
In the event the rash appears on the feet, which causes itching and persists for several days, you must consult a qualified dermatologist. An experienced doctor will quickly identify the possible skin conditions that may provoke the development of the rash. Dermatologists recommend not to delay going to a specialist as itchy clusters of blisters or plaques on the feet is able to trigger very serious health complications.
In addition, small itchy rash can be a symptom of fungal diseases, therefore, in addition to a dermatologist is necessary to consult a infectious disease. It will help to prevent further injury to human body infection that caused itching and allow the patient to continue a normal life.