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Why does pityriasis rosea reappear?

i had once Pityriasis rosea , now is coming back . I don't know what should i do , some of the doctors told me to not doing anything and another gave me Gupisone. NOw when coming back im scared to not become everywhere as a 1st time . Noe the rush is only on the hands where is the elbow.
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Tue, 20 Aug 2019
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Hello,

Pityriasis rosea is a self-limiting rash associated with a viral infection. I would recommend you to take tablet Aciclovir thrice daily for 7 days. This will stop its progression and hasten its resolution.

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

Take care

Regards,
Dr Asmeet Kaur Sawhney, Dermatologist
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