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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 ?

Hello I'm Dr Chip

Please post your photo for me on this page

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
I have sent photo

Got it--thanks

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

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
She developed the rash overnight 2 days ago. She seems to feel ok but it is VERY itchy

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 8 months ago.
Ok thank you for your advice. She is now saying that the rash is painful, too

My pleasure

The Claritin and Caladryl will help for now

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