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I don't know what's going on. I have redness around my mouth, I have a rash on both sides of my face and under my chin. My face looks swollen all the way around; it starts under my ears. I also have a rash just under my chest on boths sides and on both sides of my back(there is much more irritation on my back than my front).

I have not changed toothpaste, face creams, detergent, bodywash, or my diet.

What do you think I have?


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replied April 6th, 2010
Allergies Answer A11100
Thank you for your question on ehealthforum.com

It is very likely that you developed some kind of allergic reaction to any substance/article which you came into contact with recently. As you mentioned it could be products of rodents or house hold articles.

The extent of rash you have may also signify one of those several dermatological conditions which produce rash on face and body. It could be atopic or contact dermatitis.

It is ok to take some over the counter medicines like cetirizine while you are waiting for the doctor's appointment. Thank you



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