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A 19-year-old female asked:

I get big red itchy rashes all over my chest and arms but their not bites, is it possible that im getting it from stress?

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 43 years experience
Possible, but: It's possible for stress to lead to hives, etc. It's also possible for dyes in clothing and/or laundry detergents to cause this; so can using a new soap or other product on yourself. You may want to see your physician if this is happening frequently.
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