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I broke our in guttate psoriasis about ten days ago. I have

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I broke our in guttate psoriasis about ten days ago. I have no history with psoriasis or guttate, but my brother has had it once before. I am female age 29, almost 30
was exposed to strep throat
tested negative for rapid strep
on day 9 of 10 day antibiotic, amoxiciilin
How can I manage this and make it go away faster - what should I expect?
Submitted: 19 days ago.
Category: Dermatology
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Expert:  Dr. David replied 15 days ago.

This is Dr. David

you should be checked for strep throat and strep bacterial infection which can cause guttate psoriasis.

you may need to go on a course of antibiotics just in case.

you should see a doctor at the ER or urgent care center.

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