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A 25-year-old male asked:

i have an very itchy rash for the past 4 weeks little pin pric red bumps on my upper back, chest, stomach and upper arm areas i'm a 30 year old female?

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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
Rash: The rash needs to be examined to be diagnosed and treated properly, you should see your doctor.

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