A 26-year-old female asked:
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theres a red rash on my right arm, it’s hot to the touch. it looks like sunburn & radiates heat. it‘s gotten larger but comes & goes. my right ear & shoulder get the same warm red rash. there’s no bumps, itching, or pain but should i see my pcp?

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Dr. Charles Glueck
56 years experience Clinical Lipidology
Skin infection: This could be a bacterial (strep or staph) infection of the skin, and can be very dangerous. If there is any evidence of a red streak going up and down the affected limb, see your MD immediately.
Answered on Jun 6, 2020
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