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I am a 66 yr old female who started with pityorsis rosea 2

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I am a 66 yr old female who started with pityorsis rosea 2 weeks before Xmas still have it in large bright red patches, all over my body, now in very dry patches, Help me I am desperate.

Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  dermdoc19 replied 3 years ago.

dermdoc19 :

These answers are for informational purposes and do not replace a physician head-to-head visit. A patient-physician relationship is not established.

dermdoc19 :

Hello

dermdoc19 :

Thank you for asking your question.

dermdoc19 :

whle Pityriasis Rosea can last 6 months, this is unusual. it might be worthwhile re-appraising the diagnosis since thismight be something else.

dermdoc19 :

Is it possible to forward a few photographs. YOu can do so by clicking on the paper clip icon and uploading. This does not work with Google Chrome or Safari, however, and, in that case, you should use a different browser or a phootosharing site such as photobucket or Picasa.

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Repeat cannot send any photos

dermdoc19 :

Fine.

dermdoc19 :

Let me ask some questions: Do you have any medication problems? Are you on any medications? Did you have the typical Herald Patch of PR: a patch that looked like ringworm, 7-14 days before the other ones came out? Are you getting these patches below the knees and elbows?