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Itchy rashes on the neck, face and arms after eating stale chicken. What to do?

I was cutting chicken the other day for dinner and I happend to cut myself. The chicken was a bit off n I found this out only after ingestion . I now have developed an itchy rash around my neck which is spreading to my face and arms. Is the incident linked to the rash and what can I do aboUt it as its getting uncomfortable.. Please help
Asked On : Mon, 25 Mar 2013
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Thank you for the query.

Possible bacterial infection would cause wound area infection at first. Moreover with bacterial infection you should have fever as well.
Itchy rash can be caused by an allergy or local skin infection and does not have to be caused by wound contact with chicken meat. It seems to be just a coincidence.
However it is very hard to give accurate answer not seeing your rash. That is why I suggest you to visit dermatologist first. Some local anti-inflammatory agents might be necessary.

Hope this will help.
Answered: Wed, 24 Jul 2013
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