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Carpentersville, Illinois
A 31-year-old female asked:

What causes a severe itchy, bruising rash that peels away the skin and itches terribly? what is this called or what causes it?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Itchy rashes: There are a whole host of rashes that cause itching and if scratched long enough will cause sloughing of skin. Please be more srecific or enclose a pivture so we can help you.
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Last updated Jun 14, 2013

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