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Painful red rashes appeared on back. Got relief after taking aleve. Any suggestion?

i have a rash on the left side of my back, just a little above my butt . i ate pizza with pineapple on friday night , and Saturday i got up with this rash . I bought an anti itch cream in the pharmacy but it was okay until today it seems to a little pain in just one spot.the raising has fone down quite a bit. i took an aleve an hour ago,which helped a littl
Asked On : Fri, 28 Dec 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Hi wayne,
Thanks for writing in.

The condition you are suffering from can be urticaria,tinea corporis etc.
It can occur after some food intake like in your case.
Proper examination KOH scraping,patch testing may be required for diagnosis.

Avoidance of particular food like pizza ,pinapple in your case will be helpful.
Patch and prick test for allergy will help in knowing the allergens.

Consider visiting your GP or dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment.
You can take tab.Zyrtec for itching till you visit a doctor.

Hope this helps.
MD Dermatology.
Answered: Fri, 28 Dec 2012
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