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i've had a rash for four years. it has flares, photo sesitivity. it also scars. derm believes its pityriasis rosea, would it last this long?

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
Pityriasis: is generally a self limited rash (probably viral) I would get checked out for PORPHYRIA CUTANEA TARDA (sorry for the fancy words but write it down and show it to your Dermatologist! PLEASE give me a follow up! HOPE this helps! Dr Z

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