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Posted on Wed, 4 Oct 2017 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: I have had a rash now for 5 days that is only mildly improving with benedryl. It covers my stomach, thighs, back, arms and face. It isn't itchy. I have also been fatigued and just slightly nauseated after eating, but not enough not to want to eat. Looking for input on what might be going on.
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Answered by Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney 37 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Seems to be viral rash, upload pictures

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Thanks for being at HealthcareMagic
I have gone through your complaints and according to me it seems to be a viral rash as you are having rash along with fatigue and nausea.
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.
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Dr Asmeet
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Follow up: Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney 23 minutes later
I uploaded a picture, hopefully you were able to get it successfully. That is an image of my thigh. I have also had a bit of diarrhea. If it is a viral rash, what do you reccomend?
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Answered by Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Calamine lotion, antihistaminic, wait for another 4-5 days

Detailed Answer:
It looks like a viral rash which usually takes around 10 days to resolve on its own.
If it is not causing any symptoms apply a soothing lotion like calamine lotion on the affected areas twice daily and take antihistaminic like tablet Cetrizine 10 mg once daily at bedtime.
You can wait for another 3-4 days for it to resolve.
If it doesn't improve in 5 days consult a doctor.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Kampana
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