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How do I know when Pityrasis Rosea is starting to clear?

How do I know when Pityrasis Rosea is starting to clear?

PR: It is a nice time of year. Spend some time in the sun it speeds up resolution of the rash. Otherwise it doesn't always but can take several weeks to resolve. As an aside a rash which appears like PR but involves the palms and soles may represent secondary syphilis which is very important to diagnose and treat so it doesn't get worse or spread to others. ...Read more

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I have rosea and iam at the stage where it's getting really dry and starting to flake I guess u say. Is this normal?

I have rosea and iam at the stage where it's getting really dry and starting to flake I guess u say. Is this normal?

Pit rosea: Hi ~ yes when it starts to flake off it may get itchy. You can apply OTC 1% hydrocort or better try some calamine lotion all over the rash. Its on the heal now ! thanks ...Read more

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What is rhodiola rosea and what does it treat?

What is rhodiola rosea and what does it treat?

Rhodiola Rosea: The soviet union has researched the applications of rhodiola. Rhodiola rosea is an adaptogen with a number of positive effects (v depression, improve immunity, ^ energy, v fatigue ; high altitude sickness prevention). It also helps us to adapt to stressors. Rhodiola has been used to help with weight loss ; it can improve regulation of blood sugar. ...Read more

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Is rhodeola rosea a safe herb to take when on wellbrutin?

Is rhodeola rosea a safe herb to take when on wellbrutin?

No need to mix: Alternative herbal treatments are poorly scientifically studied , if you have mild depression/anxiety, they may help you, but is not recommendable to mix it with other "orthodox" medications like Bupropion. For one we don't know of the potential pharmacodynamic nor the kinetic interactions, and as you say the potential danger of the mix. therefore chose one way or the other, but not the mix. ...Read more

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What is pityriasis rosea?

What is pityriasis rosea?

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

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How bad is pityriasis rosea?

How bad is pityriasis rosea?

Not bad.: Pr is harmless. If you're sure it's that, you don't need to do anything; it will go away on its own. However, dermatologists often order a blood test to be sure it is not a similar-appearing but more serious disease, which does need treatment. So if you're not sure, or if the rash doesn't go away within a reasonable period of time, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What causes pityriasis rosea?

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