I have sensitive skin, and the past few years I've noticed when the weather gets hot and humid where I live my skin gets really itchy and red. Not everywhere, just in certain spots. Right now, it's on my legs and in front and behind of my knees. I've been to a dermatologist, but she hasn't been able to help my situation. I was thinking of making another appointment very soon to address my skin issues. In cooler weather my skin heals, but when the weather is hot and humid, it gets really bad - itchy, red, sore from where I try not to scratch (and fail). I take Benadryl at night, but that doesn't seem to help much. My mother has similar problems, and usually she'll go to get a cortizone shot, does anyone have any ideas that could help before I get to the dermatologist?View Thread
I've already been to the derm and had patch testing. Nothing I found out I'm allergic to is associated with this. She said it's dermatitis/ezcema, but she couldn't find anything that causes this rash, even though I told her of my mother's history and mine, especially with this weather - that's the only time it really flares up. She basically told me she'd have to refer me to a specialist to find out more, but I'm debating on that. Right now, it's covering my lower right leg and around both knees, and on the top of my right foot. I try to put Vaseline on it to keep it moist (it seems to dry out, which causes more itching).View Thread
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