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I have a rash and that is itchy. Could this be an allergy ?

i have a rash that is developing on my back at an alarming rate,could this be an allergy?the pimples swell if i scratch and this happened days after applying some shaving cream, but y is it spreading so fast
Asked On : Wed, 12 Jan 2011
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Hi.. dear user..,
Thanks for choosing HCM..,
Rash which is itchy appears after shaving cream application..,
it is due to allergens of components of shaving cream..,
So follow..,
1) Frequent washes with soapless liquid.,
EPISOFT cleansing lotion....Glenmark..,
2) Morning use CALAMINE soothing lotion..,
3) Night times use...Betamethasone and gentamycin cream..,
4) Tab ..Levocetrizine daily night times..,
5) Tab ..Doxycycline 100 mg daily aternoon ...

Answered: Thu, 19 Apr 2012
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Could be an allergy to the cream. Or due to shaving your back. Please see a doctor personally. By the time keep it dry , clean , try not to scratch much and apply a soothing ointment like CALENDULA.
Answered: Wed, 12 Jan 2011
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