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A 22-year-old female asked:

I am experiencing rash on face and purple rash around eyes. the following also describe me: skin rash, skin redness or irritation, skin swelling. my rash is going away, but my skin is still very itchy and my ears are getting swollen.

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Periorbital rash: May be infection like strep or may be lyme which can have a multitude of presentations. Could also be allergic reaction-new topical creams on face or soaps? Very rarely may be HSP variant (Henoch-Schonlein purpura) any joint pains/ lower extremity rash or dots? Keep hydrated .Would follow up with doc over next 24 -48 hours
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