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Eczema and other allergic reactions

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i have a little rash on my upper chest area..right below my colar goes down towards on my does NOT itch..i do have severe anxiety..i notice that when im thinking aboutsomething bad. it apears worse..they look different everytime.. some look like pimoples others look red. but again dont itch or hurt..just really annoying to look at..? could thisbe anxiety ...stress or eczama? sorry i know i spelled that wrong....thanx!!

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replied May 1st, 2009
Skin Answer A6471
It is hard to identify a rash without seeing it. According to the description you provided you might be experiencing a kind of allergic reaction, possibly eczema. Eczema is a form of skin inflammation characterized with redness, skin edema, drying, and itching. However, in certain subtypes of eczema, itching is not so easily detected.

You might want to try different moisturizing products to decrease the dryness and ask your doctor about corticosteroid anti-inflammatory or over-the-counter creams to reduce the inflammation.

If this does not help within several weeks of application, then you might want to visit a dermatologist.
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