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Dr. Pravin, Dermatologist
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Experience:  Senior Consultant MBBS DNB (DVD)
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I have all of these on my chest arm stomach back and left

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I have all of these on my chest arm stomach back and left thigh. They are mildly itchy but not bad at all. They started off with about 3 main big ones and smaller ones appeared. I've had them for about 3 weeks now. I've had nothing new for allergies and
I have no allergies that I know of.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr. Pravin replied 2 years ago.
Welcome and Thank you for your query posted.
My name is***** and being a Skin, Hair and Nail specialist I would be able to provide you with an appropriate solution to your concern.
Please note that my Goal is to provide you with an Excellent Service .
Before I answer your question I would like to get some more information:
Could you send me a photo of the condition at your convenience?
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I have attached two pictures onto the files on here
Expert:  Dr. Pravin replied 2 years ago.
Thank you very much for all the information provided and the photos sent.
This looks like Pityriasis Rosea.
Did you have any fever in the past 3 months?
Did you have acidity issues in the past 3 months?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
No I've had no fever. and no acidity isuues. But I have been getting nauseous every once in awhile & I started a new job at a children's hospital in January.
Expert:  Dr. Pravin replied 2 years ago.
Have you heard of Pityriasis Rosea?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I've heard of it but not a lot about it. What should I do about it?
Expert:  Dr. Pravin replied 2 years ago.
Thank you for your message.
Your skin sign, photo and the history provided, are all classic of Pityriasis Rosea.This is a harmless , benign rash that may be caused by a virus. It is however not contagious. do not worry as it will resolve over time duration of 2 to 3 weeks.
To help it heal faster:
You should put over the counter cream on the area. The cream is called Cortaid cream to be applied twice a day for 2 weeks.
You should try to get a prescription medication called Erythromycin to be taken twice a day for 7 to 14 days to help reduce the inflammation and the lesions.
This condition is not infectious.
Please do get back to me in case of any further queries.