Dry and flaky, high crp

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Has anyone had raised levels of CRP with PR?

Do the rashes always go dry and flaky?

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    Never been tested for CRP, so no idea there. Yes, PR rash is a dry rash- no liquid in the raised parts. As it progresses, parts will dry up and flake off, but it can pop up "new and fresh" on other parts of your body. Usually 6 to 12 weeks for the "active rash" part, then just hyperpigmentation which fades with time.

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      thank you for your reply!

      my doctor isn't 100% sure it it is PR or some other inflammatory skin confition. ive had it for 3 weeks now and on my stomach it has all kind of blended into 1 big rash however i seem to be getting more normal skin patches back, whilst it is so so flaky and loads of dead skin is flaking off.

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      If your doctor isn't sure, why didn't he/she do a biopsy so he/she would be sure????? You are PAYING for the doctor to tell you what is wrong, not for them to "not be sure". You can "not be sure" looking at pictrures on Google.... (Sorry, pet peeve).

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      literally within 3 days the rash has suddenly gone, im completely clear of the rash after using a little steroid cream and emollient. still have aches and pains so the doctor has referred me for more tests so hopefully get to the bottom of it!

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