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Itchy and dry neck rash. How do I treat it?

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Neck rash. Very itchy and very dry. Came after an allergic reaction to penicillin. It has been there for 2 weeks. I applied tea tree oil which helps with the dryness and reduces the itching a bit. It is not spreading and no open sores.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  DIEGO BONILLA replied 1 year ago.
Do you have a picture?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I think it may be hives but I can't be certain.
Expert:  DIEGO BONILLA replied 1 year ago.
The lesion on the picture is likely from urticaria. You can take over the counter cetirizine once a day for the itchiness. The symptoms will improve in the next couple of days. If the symptoms don't improve you should see your PCP for a full assessment. Fungal infections and atypical dermatitis can also cause the same problem.