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Welts on side of face, arms and chest after lying down

My daughter woke up from falling asleep in the recliner and she had what looked like welts on the side of her face that was on the recliner arm , then she fell asleep in the car and woke up and one was on the opposite side of her face, Then she fell asleep on the couch and when she woke up she had the welt like rash on her arm and chest . It seems like it is there what ever side she lays on.
Asked On : Tue, 13 Nov 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
She has developed dermatographism. It occurs when pressure is applied to any body part.
If it is asymptomatic, then you need not worry about it. It is a form of urticaria.
The best thing you can do is to avoid such situations.
Dr. Ajit Singh Kulhari
MD - Skin & VD
Answered: Wed, 14 Nov 2012
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