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I have a scratch-like rash on both arms that I believe might…

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I have a scratch-like...

I have a scratch-like rash on both arms that I believe might be Bartonella/Lyme. Could you recommend which doctor I could send a photo to, please?

Doctor's Assistant: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? In general, how would you describe your health lately?

My health is very poor. A few weeks after the rash, I developed histamine intolerance (which I believe can be caused by Bart) and am now allergic to everything I eat or touch. Looking for an infectious disease doc that could assess the rash and put me on the right path. Thank you!

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

Not at this time.

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Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 4 months ago
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Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

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Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 4 months ago

how old are you?

can you upload a photo here? do you see the add file link?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Thank you!
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I’m 48.
Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 4 months ago

it looks like you have bad dry skin dermatitis

and most likely have been scratching your skin so badly, that you have caused these red marks

are you able to use skin moisturizing creams 2-4 times a day to help calm down inflamed skin. this will help decrease how itchy the skin is.

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Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 4 months ago

do you have really dry itchy skin?

are you able to put on skin moisturizers to help? have you tried that?

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