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I first discoverd the Herald patch on my left hip the second week of December 2016. It was the size of a dime and then grew to the size of a quarter. Within a couple weeks, several more patches about the same size began. They seemed to go straight to my pelvic area - basically all the areas that would normally be covered by underwear (I'm female) and my inner thighs. It didn't travel to my genitals...thank goodness. I never had anything like this and I'm the type who gives "weird" things like this some time to go away on their own.
Except, It didn't. I finally saw my Dr. on Jan 5th and was diagnosed with PR. At first I thought I had ringworm and was treating it with antifungal cream. It wasn't spreading much while I was using that. I could count the number of spots easily. When the Dr. told me what it was, I stopped the antifungal. A couple days later, I broke out in dozens of small red spots mostly around my lower back and butt. It was itchy, but not constantly. January passed and with each week it seemed that it was spreading more. It started to travel up the sides of my torso eventually reaching my breasts but no higher. It has skipped the area surrounding my belly button and the upper middle of my back between my shoulder blades.
As of now, Feb 22, it's worse than ever! I just noticed last week a few spots forming on my right forearm. It looks as though some of the original spots are starting to fade, but I can't be sure. They just don't look as scaly and feel more like my natural skin. I know they say PR usually ends after 3 months, but it's not looking like it's slowing down.
Today I decided to try tanning and bought a month package. I used a level 2 bed for 10 min. My skin feels a little warm tonight (and itchy) but I figured I'd give this try.
I know everybody's experience with this can vary, but should I see the Dr. again since it's been almost 3 months with no sign of clearing up? I'm getting worried.
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