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I have had an itchy, burning, stingy rash on my chest, arms (that look like round bites), hips, right rib cage and a few behind my knees and ankles.

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Itchy burning rash: In a new bed? could be bed bugs, or could be eczema( hydrocortisone cream) , psoriasis(cortisone or systemic meds), fungal ( may respond anti-fungal cream,) or pitryiasis rosea -a viral infection that resolves in 6-8 weeks. If traveled to South America , Caribbean could be chikungunya. f/u/ w/ dermatology. https://www.aad.org/public/diseases/rashes/pityriasis-rosea#overview

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