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A 39-year-old female asked:

I have a dry itchy rash on my arms, chest, lower legs and upper back. it looks like small, red spots. i had severe tonsillitis which cleared up just over a week ago, and was given ciprofloxacin (not sure whether it helped). any idea what could be causi

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Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
General Practice 51 years experience
Scarlet fever: The rash can appear before illness or up to 7 days later. the rash can last for up to 2 to 3 weeks before it fully goes away.

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Last updated Jun 12, 2015

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