Pityriasis rosea is a skin disease that causes scaly eruptions on the proximal extremities and the trunk. It is referred to as atypical pityriasis rosea when diagnosing the condition seems difficult. Atypical pityriasis rosea causes confluent plaques on the skin. Topical steroid creams can be used to treat this condition.
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Query: Hello doctor, I am a 23-year-old female. I have these rashes on one part of my body which is the right side of my neck and some on the upper part of my chest. The first batch of rashes I had was two weeks ago. It looked flat, oval/circle, scaly and is really itchy. I showed a picture of it to our f... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please send us the photograph of all affected areas including the close-ups. What are the symptoms of it? i.e. any pain, burning, or Itching? Any throat infection before the appearance of the rash? Any history of diabetes, hypertension, or family history of the rash?... Read Full »