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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
Pityriasis Rosea: Pityriasis rosea (also known as pityriasis rosea giber) is a skin rash. It is benign but may inflict substantial discomfort in certain cases.Classical ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peterson Pierre
23 years experience in Dermatology
Pityriasis Rosea: This is not a dangerous skin condition and a lot of times, it is asymptomatic. However, it can be itchy and you can treat it with steroid creams. It ... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
Pityriasis Rosea: Pityriasis rosea (also known as pityriasis rosea giber) is a skin rash. It is benign but may inflict substantial discomfort in certain cases.Classical ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Goes away by itself: Light therapy through a dermatologist or natural sunlight can reduce the itching and speed the fading of lesions.With no treatment the lesions fade in ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ben Treen
Dr. Ben Treen answered
38 years experience in Dermatology
Yes: It is uncommon, but not rare for pr to recur. I believe it may be a manifestation of several viral infections. There is scientific data showing a poss ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
8 years experience in Dermatology
Rash: Pityriasis rosea presents first as a single large pinkish-red patch. Generally, about 1-2 weeks later, a more diffuse rash develops in a "christmas tr ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
Pityriasis Rosea: Pityriasis rosea is a common type of skin rash seen in young adults. Pityriasis rosea is believed to be caused by a virus. It occurs most often in th ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danielle DeHoratius
18 years experience in Dermatology
Usually: It can take 6-8 weeks and if the rash is persistent it may be worthwhile to see a dermatologist and confirm the diagnosis.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
34 years experience in Pediatrics
Pityriasis rosea: Pityriasis rosea (pr) is an acute, self-limited, exanthematous skin disease characterized by the appearance of slightly inflammatory, oval, papulosqua ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
49 years experience in Dermatology
None.: Nothing you can do for it. It is a reaction to viral infection, but not the virus directly causes this rash.

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