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Rashes on the body after child birth - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
User :   I had a baby 10 days ago and i now have this rash on my chest
Doctor :   Ok
User :   it is starting to spread to my neck and arms?
User :   what could it be?
Doctor :   Do you have fever?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i have no symptoms at all
Doctor :   Is there any pain?
User :   nope
Doctor :   Ok
User :   it is itchy
Doctor :   Fine
User :   it is red blotches and some are raised
Doctor :   Can be due to allergic reaction then
User :   when will it go away if it was an allergic reaction
Doctor :   From 2-3 days
User :   well i have it 5 days now.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   You can apply Calamine lotion over the rash
User :   ok
Doctor :   That will help to some extent

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