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I have a rash on my chest. Red and bumpy also itchy and spreading quick. Burn to itch? No fever? What could be going on?
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Hives
Sounds like hives versus contact dermatitis.
Try non-sedating antihistamines and over the counter topical anti-itch cream to see if that helps. Will work for either. Just know that higher doses than simply one tablet of the antihistamine are usually needed to control the itch. I often start off with twice daily dosing and increase as needed to control the hives.

In brief: Hives
Sounds like hives versus contact dermatitis.
Try non-sedating antihistamines and over the counter topical anti-itch cream to see if that helps. Will work for either. Just know that higher doses than simply one tablet of the antihistamine are usually needed to control the itch. I often start off with twice daily dosing and increase as needed to control the hives.
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