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Posted on Mon, 31 Jul 2017 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: I have had an itchy rash thats ive had for 2 weeks.

the symptoms are only rashes and itchyness.

no fevers or anything.

started on my face and made it's way down to my chest, stomach, and legs.
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Answered by Dr. Ornela Ademovi 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
A picture would help

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

I understand your concern. But in order for me to figure out the reason for the rash I would need more information and a picture.
Do you have a fever? Is the start of the rash associated with any trip? Are you on any medication? Do you have any other health concern? Have you tried anything for the rash? Does anything bring relief?

I will be waiting for your answer and picture.

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Nagamani Ng
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Follow up: Dr. Ornela Ademovi 7 hours later
No fever,No trip, No medication,I have tried benadryl pills and topical ointment, No other health conditions or concerns. I have taken oatmeal baths but it still itches.
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Answered by Dr. Ornela Ademovi 17 hours later
Brief Answer:
Reaction to food

Detailed Answer:
Thank you for the additional information. I suspect it is an allergic reaction to some food, so I suggest you start completely eliminating regular foods from your usual diet for a few days and see if the rash gets better. As you go, start to reintroduce these foods one at a time and see which one is associated to any reappearance or exacerbation of the rash.
I hope this helps. Please report back after you have tried this.
I hope this helps.
Wishing you all the best
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