Did they test to see if there is any sign of infection? Almost sounds like eczema most of my family has eczema and most of the time it is inflamed by an allergic reaction to something lotions, soaps, fabrics, ect. Here are some pics of eczema www.lib.uiowa.edu
Chicken Pox or Poison Ivy. Stay away from spiky stuff, planets and nails.
Hello artoflove, I have to agree with ryanna sounds like some type of eczema