Pityriasis rosea. I have it. I'm almost 66 and yes quite physically fit but but not 40!

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It started with the 'herald' under my armpit and I don't even know when it started for sure. I saw my family Dr. in early April but he only offered bactroban which did nothing. Finally yesterday I nailed down what it is. Dr was no help. Hardly any itching but I'm scheduled for hip replacement surgery June 20 and sure don't want that delayed. I need reassurance. This is 6 weeks,

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    Hang in there! I had mine when I was 34 and it lasted for 6 weeks, itched like hell and was hideous to look at. It did end up going away. I think it's just a matter of time with PR....

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    Since PR is not contagious, I do not see that surgery will interfere with it, nor it with your surgery. Have you tried Prreze yet?

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    Did the Prreze not work? You said you had the rash for a year! Did you have any lip involvement? My lips have also been swollen and extremely sensitive to everything including water making them burn and tingle

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