I have a rash that spreads when scratched. Could you tell me what it is? I've had this rash for over a year, and it comes back almost everyday. Now my boyfriend has developed it also.

Need eval. This rash would likely need to be examined and more history obtained to be able to provide you with useful input about the diagnosis or possible treatment.
If . If it last for only a short time it may be dermatographic urticaria. It often responds to zyrtec (cetirizine). It is not contagious.