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I have blotches on my torso on both sides which during the

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i have blotches on my torso on both sides which during the day can become inflamed and feel itchy. In the morning they are not so inflamed but just gives the impression of a god sun tan. I have been to the doctors and they were not sure what the cause of these were. The gave me antihistamines for the itch but they don't seem to have made much difference.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Dermatology
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Expert:  wieyedoc replied 1 month ago.

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Question and answer is just one of the services I offer. I can also provide you with premium services, such as live telephone or skype consultation, at a small additional cost. Let me know if you are interested.

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Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I am taking Lispinerol and Simvastatin.The blotches sometimes feel as if they are burning. They are also concentrated around my underwear areas
Expert:  wieyedoc replied 1 month ago.

Thank you for that additional information.

How old are you ?

M/F?

How long has this been going on?

Have they been spreading?

Pictures, if you can upload them using the paperclip on your screen, would be very helpful.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I am 64 and female. Have had these for around 5mths they do not seem to be spreading.
Expert:  wieyedoc replied 1 month ago.

It sounds like you have spent quite some time trying to get to the bottom of what is going on. I am sure that your previous doctors have thought of, and ruled out, all of the common and easily treatable conditions that could be causing your issues. Would you say this is a correct statement?

At this point I think the best thing for you to do would be to gather up copies of all your medical records and travel to a large University Teaching hospital. At an institution like that you could be evaluated and treated by a team of sub-specialists who are at the cutting edge of their respective fields. The best thing about these large teaching hospitals is that consultations are available with Professors and leaders in their field by just walking a few steps down the hall.

The Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota is an excellent example of just such a place as this. That being said there are many excellent teaching hospitals all across the country and I am sure that there is one near you.

I know that it is going to take significant effort on your part, but I believe that going to one of the "Medical Mecca's" is your best chance to – finally -- get to the bottom of what is going on.

Does this make sense to you?

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