Does oat meal baths help with itcy Pityrasis Rosea?

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I went to my dr and had her confirm I have Pityrasis Rosea. I've had the rash for two weeks now and was told it can last up to 10 weeks 😦 Will a oak meal bath help with the itch? My dr did give me a oil to lather on but it hasn't totally helped with the itch. I have it all over my body and I'm going nuts!

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    Hey Felicia.

    Get yourself some strong zinc oxide cream. Burt's bees Diaper Ointment (nappy stuff, that's it's proper name) was the only thing that eased the redness and itch for me.

    Having a bath could worsen the problem as heat exacerbates the itchiness. You can get it from Boots or Amazon. It's like wall paper paste but honestly really helps reduce the rash and itching.

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    I will try that. Thank you to you both. This is my second break out and it's way worse this time. I'm trying my hardest to not scratch lol.

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