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Itchy reddish rashes on body. Is it food allergy?

Hi Doc, Im 35 year old, I have an itchy skin with a bit of redness for the past two days. Whenever I give in to the itchiness it turns into a bit outer beveled or rather slightly raised patches more like itchy maps/reddish rashes around the neck , chest, abdominal area, shoulders, forearms, back and thighs. Occured mostly during the second part of the day. Tried change of clothes etc...Dont really think I have any food allergy ...Any advice please?
Sat, 17 Aug 2013
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Hello.itchy red rashes all over the body can be due to acute urticaria.it is due to food allergy.insect stings and dyes used as preservatives.it can be cured by antihistamine.antibiotic and use of calamine lotion over the lesions
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