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A 30-year-old female asked:

i developed a rash of red itchy blotches on my thighs, stomach and arms. my feet and hands have been itchy but no blotches. celestimine isn't reducing the itch.. and i haven't diet or detergents. is this an allergy or something else?

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Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
General Practice 51 years experience
Contact dermatitis : could be the cause. The medication is probably right kind of medication but you may need stronger support such as systemic corticosteroid and antihistaminic. Contact to your medication prescriber.

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