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  • RESULTS AFTER EXPOSING MY SKIN TO SUN AND USING PRREZE

    (The pictures are in-order from left to right!) My journey with Pityriasis Rosea has been VERY draining and depressing... I am in my 7th week but I am NO LONGER self-conscious about my skin. At first, I noticed a small herald patch on my upper thigh and I didn't think anything of it because...

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  • Pityriasis Rosea caused by hep b vaccine?

    i just wanna vent and get some advice. so about 2 months ago i noticed that large round patch on my upper right thigh.. it was dry and scaly but i thought it was nothing major, maybe i just needed to lotion up more.. ok well it faded a bit and then i began to get smaller spots all over both of my thighs...

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  • Cured Pityriasis Rosea in 1 week!

    For all the impatient people who hate long posts, here's the summary of what I did: - washed body with head & shoulders twice a day (recommend using clinical strength if your case is severe) - sun bathed entire naked body for about 40 minutes. Let the sun hit ALL the areas where the rash is,...

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  • 2 weeks with Pityriasis rosea & what i used amazed even

    like many other people i witnessed this horrible rash which is so itchy and at first i thought it was an allergic reaction after going to the doctors he informed me it was Pityriasis rosea, which i had never heard off anyone he gave me some caneston to apply 3 times aday which did help but not alot......

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  • Pityriasis Rosea finally going: here are my tips

    Hi everyone!  I am currently into my fourth week of horrible pityriasis rosea and my rash is finally starting to go. I wanted to share my experiences with you as I am certain I have found a cure. Four weeks ago I had a herald spot on my neck and within a week my whole neck was covered in an itchy...

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  • Recurring pityriasis rosea

    Hello I was interested to read other experiences. I am currently experiencing a recurrance of pityriasis rosea. I had the first occurance about 9 or 10 years ago and my Dr too was not only surprised to see a rare disorder but to see it in someone at my age. I was 27 then. Even more surprised now at...

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  • PRREZE Cream Results!

    Happy news! I ordered some PRREZE cream and used it for 3 days, hoping for a miracle. My rash did respond by getting redder and a little itchier, but nothing vanished overnight. By Day 4 I was feeling discouraged....but on Day 5, wow, what a change! The skin on my chest/stomach was smoother and the...

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  • Soooo tired!!

    Hi everyone! I was diagnosed with PR last week. I got my 'Mother Patch' on the back of my leg about 5 weeks ago, after being on holiday. I went to the docs and they said it was ringworm and I was prescribed with some cream. About a week and a half after that I started noticing patches on my chest...

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  • Little one with Pityriasis Rosea - Cured in 2 1/2 week!!!

    Hello All!  I wanted to share my experience with my 19 month old son getting diagnosed with Pityriasis Rosea and how we were on the road to recovery within 2 1/2 weeks!  I began to notice a rash forming on the outside of my sons butt cheek. I thought it was just a strange diaper rash, or...

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  • Need help!!

    So literally just been diagnosed with this after having the 'herald patch' for about 2 weeks and the rest of my body is literally covered everywhere in the red itchy spots and other herald patches. Does anyone have any home remedies for helping this? It's making me feel really depressed as...

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  • 6th week into Pityriasis Rosea. It's going away!!!!!!

    I was diagnosed with pityriasis rosea 5 weeks ago when I noticed small red dots on my tummy we're turning into small red patches.  A week before I went to see my doctor I thought those dots were just spider or bug bites. Within the first week it spread to my back, it was about 17 patches I could...

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  • How I got rid of PR in 2 weeks!

    When I first got diagnosed with PR I read online how people suffered for months, even over a year. I thought to myself...no way!! I'm not dealing with this for that long! I read online remedies and knew that I would do anything to get rid of it and fast! So I showered twice a day with head and shoulders...

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  • On my scalp?

    My doctor diagnosed PR about a week ago.  It is still spreading somewhat but I am managing it.  I have noticed that I am suddenly extremely itchy on my scalp where I've never had any sort of skin issues before. It is very itchy around the hairline and ears and also further in on my scalp....

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  • It has finally gone!!

    My PR Story Date: Thursday 31st August 2017 Hi, this is my story about how I dealt with PR (Pityriasis Rosea). I am 18 years old in a full time job whilst studying a level 4 diploma. Back in February I discovered these dry sort of patchy spots over the bottom of my legs.. at first I...

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  • Its finally going! - signs of healing

    I'm so relieved - I can happily say that my PR is finally clearing up. I've had it for about 8 weeks now. About a week before it started to fade I think it 'peaked' it was intensely itchy and very dry and flaky. A week later the itch had all but gone (except when after a shower) The patches...

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  • I believe I have this terrible itchy burden!!!!

     It all started when I was going camping it ended up being a very stressful camping trip with some bad people there, while driving on the way home I noticed I had to oval spears on the back leg behind my knee.   It progressively got worse and worse and I went to the doctor. She treated me for...

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  • PRREZE uk alternative

    Hey guys so I have a very awful rash all on my upper chest, back and neck the worst and like 5spots on my face and the rest is not that bad around the rest of my body. My doctor has prescribed steroid creams and they haven't done anything. I read on here that this all natural cream is amazing but...

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  • It's finally GONE!!!!

    I'm so happy!!!! After 2months and no creams it's finally gone!  I'm posting just to give you guys a update. I had PR all over my chest, back, thighs, upper arms and mouth area of my face quiet bad normally you don't get it on your face but I did.  I washed in head and shoulders...

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  • Shea Butter For Post-Rash Skin!

    Hey guys! Happy to say that my rash is 99% gone, with just some dry patches on my legs now. I'm SO glad that I had PRREZE cream to help get rid of it within a month and a half, but I wanted to share with you another secret weapon that I think REALLY helped my skin once the rash faded but it was...

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  • New hope, no prescription Prreze

    Someone on one of the threads said I should start a thread about this. I had PR for 14 months. Yeah, unusual, but I was misdiagnosed as having a bad fungal infection. Then had a biopsy done, and found out I had PR. 5 months later, I found Prreze. It is an over the counter cream (no prescription) with...

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  • Dry Skin Patches too?

    Hi all, Ive had PR for months now but just diagnosed a few weeks ago. I've just gotten some new patches that started as very dry skin and then have gotten irritated even more with red dots and patches. They don't look like the other patches that are red rings with unpigmented skin inside. Anyone...

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  • How I Beat Pityriasis Rosea in 2 Weeks- Tips!

    Hi Guys! If you're reading this, you must have been diagnosed with pityriasis rosea. If you're anything like me, you've probably spent the last few days obsessively reading about it on the web. If you're disappointed by what you've seen (the rash lasting for years, being super painful,...

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  • Pityriasis Rosea - started to clear after 3 weeks

    If you are reading this then you probably have PR. I too am suffering from this nasty rash. I first noticed the herald patch on my collar bone and initially thought it looked like ring worm. A few days later the rash had spread to my upper chest and was driving me crazy with the itch which was burning...

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  • Swollen lymph nodes and rashes

    To start, I am a relatively healthy 20 year old female living in Canada. For the past 7 months I have had multiple health complications. I am becoming increasingly frustrated with the lack of caring and general knowledge within the Canadian health care system. Starting in January (7 months ago) I began...

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  • I beat Pityriasis Rosea after one year of trying!

    I am not a "going to the doctor" person. I thought it was ringworm, and treated with antifungal. It spread. After about 10 months, I went to a dermatologist, she biopsied it, and diagnosed me, Gave me a steroid cream, and said most people only have it for 6 to 8 weeks. It would probably go...

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  • PR on Face, Or Something Else?

    So, I've had PR on my stomach, chest and now my back/on both inner arms for about 3 weeks now. Yay. It's delightful!  I noticed about two weeks ago that the skin on my jawline and up to my midcheek was very bumpy and I had a line of uneven red bumps kind of like the ones from the PR on...

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  • Pityriasis rosea pins and needles pain

    My daughter (11) was diagnosed about 3 weeks ago after 2 weeks The sores itching all over her body, we initially thought it was ringworm and thus treated it for such. The doctor gave her a steroid cram and you can barely see any of the blisters, in fact we thought it was gone because she had no itching...

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  • Just diagnosed with Pityriasis rosea and feeling very discouraged

    Hi, I've just been diagnosed with PR but I've had it for about 2 weeks now. At first I thought the few red/pink spots on my torso and legs were just a few mosquito bites or some other bug bite. I washed my bedding and frequently showered, but no avail. The spots kept on popping up. I itched them...

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  • My PR came back :(

    Hi everyone, so my name is Molly and i'm almost 19 years old. I was diagnosed with PR last year around s January, and it lasted me from the beginning of January to the end of February. I thought that it wasn't that bad, i only had it on my torso area and just a little bit on my upper thighs,...

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  • My battle with Pityriasis Rosea (week 4...)

    I have spent the last four weeks battling what I assume you are battling too ... pityriasis rosea. I had never heard of this condition before, and during the winter months I usually get a flare up of guttate psoriasis. So when I saw the herald patch on my back I thought nothing of it. Just psoraisis...

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  • How I cleared PR in 3 weeks

    After suffering from a severe case of PR, I quickly got it under control from a combination of doctors. My rash went from bad to worse and peeked at week two. Severe itching and covered on my chest, back, shoulders, arms and legs with a few spots on my face. Tanning beds and clinical strength dandruff...

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  • Pityriasis Rosea please help

    It started off with the herald patch on my chest quite large, I wasn't worried and thought it was an allergic reaction to something. To be safe I went to the pharmacy who said it was a fungal infection and he gave me cream. After applying this for a week with no difference I went to my doctor who...

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  • vitamin D works to clear up Rash

    Hello my LO is 3 and she has Pytariosis rosea. I'm not sure if it's a coincidence or not but I have been putting her in the sunlight for about 10 minutes a day and also giving her oranges and fortified organic orange juice and it seems to be clearing up her rash. I think it might have something...

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