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Experience:  30 years practice in general and cosmetic dermatology
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I have red spot rashes on my chest, About 1 week and a half,

Customer Question

I have red spot rashes on my chest
JA: How long have you had the symptoms? What seems to make the symptoms worse or better?
Customer: About 1 week and a half
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: No, but I recently had unprotected sex 2 months ago
Submitted: 12 months ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr. Bob replied 12 months ago.

Hi there. Are you in good health otherwise? Are you on any medications for any reason?

Customer: replied 12 months ago.
I am diabetic & have hypertension but have not taken any of the meds prescribed in monthsI have been googling stuff and I bope I was not exposed to any thing
I see that hiv infection can give yiu red rashesI went to clinic this weekemd they said it looks like pityriasis rash
And to usehydrocortisone
But I just seen info about hiv
And im nervous
Expert:  Dr. Bob replied 12 months ago.

Can you upload a picture or two of the rash?

Customer: replied 12 months ago.
I try to add them I have some on my back and a few small ones on my stomach and side
Customer: replied 12 months ago.
Are you able to see the pics
Expert:  Dr. Bob replied 12 months ago.

Do these lesions itch?

Customer: replied 12 months ago.
Expert:  Dr. Bob replied 12 months ago.

The pictures don't tell the whole story, of course, but I do not believe this is pityriasis. If you are still interested in going over the other possibilities, let me know. I would be happy to help.