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What causes symmetrical rashes on arms hips & ears?

For the second time in two weeks I have gotten a symmetrical rash on my elbows, inner arms, hips and ears. The rash is hot to touch. This morning my stomach hurt so much that I had to lay down prior to the rash appearing. Any suggestions on what it might be?

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Debbie
Mon, 14 Oct 2019
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Hi,

It could be either an eczematous rash or a viral exanthem. I would recommend you to apply calamine lotion on the affected areas twice daily and take antihistaminic like tablet Cetrizine once done for 8-10 days.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney, Dermatologist
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