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A 29-year-old member asked:

My skin swells all the time when i rub it, why?

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Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
Dermatology 10 years experience
Dermatographism: Dermatographism is a form of pressure urticaria, otherwise known as pressure induced hives. Patient's with this condition develop swollen, raised, itchy skin after rubbing the area.
Last updated Jul 8, 2015

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