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Itchy rashes on neck, scalp, mid back. Healthy lifestyle. Is it because of alcohol consumption?

Okay, lately I ve been getting this rash around my neck , in my scalp and my mid back, not risen just red and blotchy and it itches, and some red, blotches on my forearms and hands, not itchy. I don t really know what it s coming from. I used to think it was from drinking, but I don t drink all that often. Sometimes I just have the rash on my neck for days on end, but the blotches on my arm only last a day. I m 21, I live overseas, I am relatively healthy eater, I exercise and take vitamins . Could it really be my alcohol consumption? Maybe something involving wheat?
Mon, 21 Oct 2013
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Thanks for the query,

You might have developed photodermatitis.

As you are developing lesions only in sun exposed areas.

Your description even looks somewhat similar to DLE.

Please get your blood ANA profile checked.

Apply a mild steroid lotion like desonide,

Also take an antihistamine tablet.

This will give you some relief.

Please meet a dermatologist for exact diagnosis.

Let me know if you have any other doubt.

you can ask a direct question to me on this forum, following the below link.

Wishing you a good health.
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