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Have pityriasis rosea and anxiety. Rash on neck, chest, shoulders. Related to drinking alcohol?

Hello, I was diagnosed with pityriasis rosea , with symptoms going on 8 weeks. I also have moderate anxiety , sometimes accompanied with a nervous rash on neck , chest, and shoulders. Here of late, I have noticed that alcohol seems to intensify the rash. Could all this be related, or should I be on alert for something else?
Asked On : Sun, 17 Mar 2013
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Hi, as such there is no relation between alcohol and p rosea but just that alcohol causes vasodilation which may increase redness of the lesions.
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Answered: Wed, 3 Jul 2013
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