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My skin has a rosey color circle Shapes varying from

Patient: My skin has a rosey color circle Shapes varying from 4 cm to less than 1 cm. it seems to never itch or burn but only spread in upper to mid torso and the shoulder regin

 

 

Symptoms: Never burns or itches only seems to spread slowly

 

 

Doctor: Hello thanks for your health query on ATD.The rashes over your body seems to of a condition known as Pityriasis Rose a. In this you get rose colored rashes over the area of upper trunk . They follow the pattern of ribs. This condition is asymptomatic & it heals itself in a month or two.Use only Calamine lotion locally.Good luck

 


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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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