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Does Pityriasis Rosea Cause Swelling In Your Legs
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
Herald patch of pityriasis rosea is on leg for 2 months and a half-unchanged.has one more dot close to it.when will it fade?it is PR patch for sure
Pityriasis rosea hit top of back of the legs of a girlfriend of mine n burns like skin is cracking open ? What to do, think ..
Sure of diagnosis: Pityriasis rosea is a self limiting disease. Usually there is an initial patch on chest or back called the herald patch. It is mostly spread diffusely on back and chest. If you look at the back at a distance you can see a x-mas tree pattern. It can be itchy. Unless severe it usually does not crack. Best way to diagnose it is to look at it. ...Read more
Is it possible my store brand "Head and Shoulders" is effecting the Pityriasis Rosea on my leg? I switched shampoos and the patch is suddenly healing.
Not possible: PR goes away whatever you do. Not likely to have this on leg only. Seen mostly on trunk. If it is gone, you don't care what it was. ...Read more
Been diagnosed with pityriasis rosea how long do symtoms last? I also have a bumpy hard rash on legs that doesn't itch what could this be?
Can hydrocortizone 1% cream be applied for fading of non-itchy rash on leg which is pityriasis rosea herald patch, on skin for almost 2 months, ?
Doubtful: Hydrocortisone is helpful for itchy or inflamed rashes. We believe that pityriasis is caused by a virus and not inflammatory. I would expect a herald patch to be accompanied by others by now. You should consider that this might be another cause such as eczema or lupus. I would recommend an examination. ...Read more
Pityriasis Rosea: Pityriasis rosea (also known as pityriasis rosea giber) is a skin rash. It is benign but may inflict substantial discomfort in certain cases.Classically, it begins with a single "herald patch" lesion, followed in 1 or 2 weeks by a generalized body rash lasting up to 12 weeks, however usually around 6 - 8. The cause of pityriasis rosea is not certain, but believed to be caused by a virus. ...Read more
Pityriasis Rosea is a skin rash that commonly occurs in young adults. It usually lasts 4 to 8 weeks. The rash is often pink, oval-shaped, itchy, and may appear in a Christmas tree-like pattern. The rash begins as one single patch before it begins to appear on the arms, ...Read more
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