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Saint Paul, MN
A female asked:

got swollen, itchy, hot rash on upper left arm several days ago, looks like hives. nothing helps (benadryl, hydrocortisone, etc) starting to spread. ?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Hot rash: Try a short course of prednisone 10 mg in descending doses I.e.4,tabs day 1, 3 tabs day 2,2tabs day3 ,and one tab day 4

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