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What could cause a red, raised, and warmer rash on skin?

Hello. For about a week now I ve had a rash on my forearm, at first i thought I d been bitten but it seems to have grown in size (a little smaller than a dime in diameter)and only itches if I happen to itch it first. It s red, raised, and warmer than my skin. I ve notice two other spots that are similar on my stomach and breast. I have guttate psoriasis and this is not that. Not sure if I should see the doctor or try to wait it out. Thank you very much.
Tue, 1 Oct 2019
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Hi,

It may be lichen urticatus. It may be due to hypersensitivity to insects. Consult the dermatologist for the perfect diagnosis and proper treatment. I would recommend you to apply calamine lotion on the lesions. Take antihistaminic like Cetirizine 10 mg Daily.

Hope this helps.

Dr.Ilyas Patel, Dermatologist
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