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What causes straight red lines on left side of body?

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I have straight red lines on the left side of my body...they do not itch and they seem to appear where my skin is in contact with my sheets. and today I noticed some on my husbands back and he sleeps on his back like I sleep on my left side
Posted Wed, 27 Aug 2014 in Skin Hair and Nails
 
 
Answered by Dr. T Chandrakant 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Allergic .

Detailed Answer:
Hi.
Thanks for your history.

This looks very obvious that there is something in the bed-sheet or the bed that is causing this atypical allergic reaction.

The treatment is change both the bed and the sheets altogether

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