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What causes red irritating blotches on skin?

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Dr. Rahul Kumar

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Posted on Tue, 27 Jan 2015 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: Hello, My skin is breaking out in red blotches that won't go away. When I rub my hand across them the area feels rough. After a while they turn dark and scaley. I am wondering if it's an allergic reaction to a medication or something but this condition is getting progressively worse. Can you help me find out what is going on with my skin, I am very concerned about this and I don't have a dermatologist.
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Answered by Dr. Rahul Kumar 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
photograph required

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for the query.
I understand your concern.
It is important to confirm the diagnosis. Can you please upload a photograph of the involved area.
Its very important for me to see the area in order to give a proper guidance.
There is an option to upload photos on right side of query page. Please utilize that. You can also email reports to YYYY@YYYY with subject as attn Dr XXXXXXX Kumar.
Waiting for your response.
Thank you
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