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A 17-year-old female asked:

i have this skin rash that just spreads out of no where. i starts itching then it turns into a scab like mark. it is not contagious. what is it?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Skin Rash: Contact dermatitis is a condition in which the skin becomes red, sore, or inflamed after direct contact with a substance. There are two kinds of contact dermatitis: irritant or allergic. Treatment is with prescription strength cortisone from your local dermatologist. Skin rashes need to be seen for a proper diagnosis.

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Last updated Sep 10, 2016

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