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My girlfriend has developed an awful rash all over her body.

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My girlfriend has developed an awful rash all over her body. She is scared to go to her doctor. Can i send a photograph for you ?
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 month ago.

Hello I'm Dr Chip

Please post your photo for me on this page

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I have sent photo
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 month ago.

Got it--thanks

How long has this been going on and how does she feel?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
She developed the rash overnight 2 days ago. She seems to feel ok but it is VERY itchy
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 month ago.

OK

This is a very sever allergic reaction--we may not know what the trigger is--sometimes it's new soaps, detergents, foods, etc

For now she can try oral Claritin and topical Caladryl lotion but it would be much better for her to have her doctor check this out since I would treat it with a cortisone injection, a course of prednisone, and Singulair orally

Please let me know if you need any more information

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Ok thank you for your advice. She is now saying that the rash is painful, too
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 month ago.

My pleasure

The Claritin and Caladryl will help for now

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