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What do rashes on the arms, back and thighs indicate?

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Dr. Klarida Papaqako

General & Family Physician

Practicing since :2010

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Posted on Mon, 4 Jun 2018 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: I have bad rash on arms, back, and thighs. I’m 68 yr old F.
Recent med history:
Hypersensitivity pneumonitis
Gall bladder removed Oct 19.
Rash started while staying in hotels this past week. I’m home now. It seems worse. What to think? What to do?
Answered by Dr. Klarida Papaqako 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
Please provide some more information and a photo of the skin.

Detailed Answer:

Thank you for using Healthcaremagic to post your health query.
I read carefully your question and I understand your concern.

Can you give me some more information about the rash so I can understand more and give accurate advise?
How did the lesions start and how has it developed?
Is it itchy? Painful?
Do you have general symptoms like fever, fatigue, ect?
Has hydrocortisone helped?
Does anyone in your family has the same rash?

Can you upload a photo- To upload an image, simply click on the link to upload a file and follow the instructions. If this proves difficult, please send the image by mail to YYYY@YYYY and request that the image should be uploaded to your query.

Looking forward to your follow up question.

Dr. Papaqako

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