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rash on upper arms

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biglips · 01/05/2005 18:01

it sort of like heat rash.... i had them when i was 13 then it went and came back when i was pg, i had them all over my back as i was a walking boiler during the summer. i put vaseline cream over my arms and exfoliate them but dont really know what else to try?

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tillykins · 01/05/2005 18:04

sounds like hives - vaseline and exfoliation are prob not the best
try lactocalomine and a antihistamine

have you asked your pharmacist?

biglips · 01/05/2005 18:06

ehhh! - hives!!! whats the hell is that?

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tillykins · 01/05/2005 18:55

just a skin inflammation, usually an allergic reaction! Don't panic, you haven't got fleas (that I know of )

biglips · 01/05/2005 18:56

how do you know?!, i might have

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biglips · 01/05/2005 18:57

thanks anyway - ill go to the chemist on tues and see what can i get.. or is it better to go to docs as ive got maternity exemption card atm

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tillykins · 01/05/2005 18:57

there you go

tillykins · 01/05/2005 18:58

lactocalamine is safe when pg or bf and pretty cheap, don't know about antihistamines though

Maybe some Eurax lotion would stop the itching, but don't know if you can use it / cost

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