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My daughter had a baby on Friday, 12-15-17 and was released…

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My daughter had a...

My daughter had a baby on Friday, 12-15-17 and was released on 12-17-17. Now she has a red rash on her butt and it is swollen and itching. What could it be?

Doctor's Assistant: Any recent injuries? How long have you been dealing with the swelling?

No recent injuries but she did have a C-section 4 days ago. The rash and itching started today

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

No, other than being in the hospital 4 days ago and having a spinal block for the C-section

Submitted: 2 months ago.Category: Dermatology
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Dermatologist: DocPhilMD, Doctor replied 2 months ago
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Dermatologist: DocPhilMD, Doctor replied 2 months ago

It could be shingles

do you have a picture?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
O
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
No
Dermatologist: DocPhilMD, Doctor replied 2 months ago

can you obtain one?

Its impossible to tell without one

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
I can not. However, in researching this issue there have been many women who experienced the same thing after giving birth.
Dermatologist: DocPhilMD, Doctor replied 2 months ago

I'm worried about shingles

why can't you get a picture?

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Dermatologist: DocPhilMD, Doctor replied 1 month ago

just click send to reply

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