A 56-year-old female asked:
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rash on back .. all the way from the lower back and all the way up and on back of arms . red dots . can this be anything serious ?

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Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
55 years experience Internal Medicine
Not easy: see a dermatologist
Answered on Jun 3, 2015

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