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A 44-year-old male asked about a female:

for a few days now my g/f been getting itchy spots all over her arms, shoulders and back. they look like small bites, but i don't have any. allergy?

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Many answers: Not necessarily allergy. But it persists for more than 2 weeks or gets worse, see your doctor.
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Many answers: It may be from a drug allergy or simply a viral infection. If the problem gets worse or extends beyond 6 weeks, see a dermatologist. In the meanwhile, try antihistamine up to 4 doses daily and apply topical anti-itch cream for the itching.

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