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Bad rash on each side of torso. Red spots swelled up to large spots. Getting itchy and more red. Medicines not helping. Reason for rashes?

I have got a bad rash on each side my of torso since 5 days ago. At first it looked tiny red dots but now it s swelled up to larger spots. It s not spreading but it s getting redder and itchier. I had a pork the night before with my husband and he s fine. I had pork before but never had rash, so I m not sure if it s due to pork. What could this be? I tried zyrtec but it s not helping. I applied hydrocortisone 1% which helps with itchiness little bit .
Asked On : Mon, 7 May 2012
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Hi welcome to HCMForum. it appears to be fungal infection. I advise you to consult a dermatologist for diagnosis. If it is due to allergy to pork it dont last for so long & cleared with hydrocortisone. If it is bacterial infection pus or discharge will be there accompanied with pain.Besides i advise some diet restrictions. dont eat brinjal,& sea foods. I wish you an early recovery.
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