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Red round rashes on torso and back, suffered from flu. Any ideas?

my parrtner has red round rashes on her body only the front torso and back. These rashes are individual round blotches about 1 cm in diameter.
she doesnt have an y known alergies.
very strange as she suffered a flu type ilness for about 4 or 5 days but is now over this, however the round blotches are still on her torso and back.
they havent moved to her legs or arms or face. very strange any ideas
Asked On : Fri, 26 Apr 2013
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Thanks for your query

Your partner seems to have developed pityriasis rosea.
It is a self limiting condition.
It usually follows viral illness mainly cough and cold.
Itchy red round to oval lesions seen on upper body.
Just apply a topical steroid.
Can take antihistamines if there is itching.
You need not worry as it is self limiting.
Takes about two to four weeks for complete cure.

Hope it helps
Dr Geetika Paul
Answered: Wed, 12 Jun 2013
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