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What causes rash on face after an injury?

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Posted on Sat, 3 May 2014
Question: how to deal with a rash look alike on a face due to a hit ? tried lacto calamine and alerid - anti allergic for past 3 days, subsided a little bit but still existing
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Answered by Dr. Raju A.T (1 hour later)
Brief Answer: Please attach an image Detailed Answer: Hi, Thanks for your query. I would like to have a look at the rash you have. Kindly do upload a image of the same. When did the rash start ? Did it progress in size over time ? Does the rash itch ? Is this the first time you got ? Waiting for your response,
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Raju A.T (5 minutes later)
The rash appeared after a hit on the face and it's not increased but looks like small pimples like and clotted blood underneath Will send the pictures in the morning as just applied a round of calamine lotion It happened after an accident on Friday late night and has subsided to Z great extent but still existing with red patches on the face n forehead
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Answered by Dr. Raju A.T (3 minutes later)
Brief Answer: Contusion Detailed Answer: Hi, Thanks for the information. The rash you have is a contusion. It may not subside on taking antiallergic medication. Calamine is good and will prevent tanning of the skin. Applying Ice may prevent worsening. I shall wait for the image. After seeing which I shall advice you specifically. regards,
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What causes rash on face after an injury?

Brief Answer: Please attach an image Detailed Answer: Hi, Thanks for your query. I would like to have a look at the rash you have. Kindly do upload a image of the same. When did the rash start ? Did it progress in size over time ? Does the rash itch ? Is this the first time you got ? Waiting for your response,