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    What cause an itchy red rash on the body?

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Posted on Mon, 10 Jul 2017 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: What could be the cause of a painful, hot to touch red itchy rash that feels like something is sticking a person?
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Answered by Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney 40 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Either shingles or irritant contact dermatitis, upload pictures

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Thanks for being at HealthcareMagic
I have gone through your complaints and it could be either shingles or irritant contact dermatitis.
I would recommend you to upload the photographs of the affected areas so that I can have a clearer picture of the condition and can guide you accordingly.
Regards
Dr Asmeet
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