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Pink rash along rib cage, spread to stomach, inner thighs. Causes for rashes?

Hi, I have had a pink, bumpy, but not itchy, rash along my rib cage for about a week. But just recently, it has spread to my stomach and inner thighs. I am on no meds and have not changed location. I have never been allergic to anything and have had no previous medical problems. I am a 20 year old female, height 5 5 , weight 180.
Asked On : Thu, 1 Nov 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
hi Phoenix ,
Thanks for writing in.

The rash you are suffering can be pityriasis rosea.It is a type of viral infection.

It is self limiting and there is nothing to be worried about.
You can apply calamine lotion over the area .
Avoid any other drugs or medications.

I encourage you to visit a dermatologist for proper diagnosis and examination.

Hope this helps.

dr Sudarshan.
Answered: Thu, 1 Nov 2012
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