signs of healing ??please help

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I've had PR for nearly 4m now,and although you arent supposed to get it on your face, mine was all over mine it has now moved down all over my arms, the itching is unbearable and nothing seems to help. what are the signs that PR is going away? and has anyone been left with any marks/scars afterwards? i really dont think mine is going to budge i am only 18 and its ruining my life. sad

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    [quote:5527432c3a=\"xxxx \"]I've had PR for nearly 4m now,and although you arent supposed to get it on your face, mine was all over mine it has now moved down all over my arms, the itching is unbearable and nothing seems to help. what are the signs that PR is going away? and has anyone been left with any marks/scars afterwards? i really dont think mine is going to budge i am only 18 and its ruining my life. sad[/quote:5527432c3a]

    4 months? jesus...

    Right now i'm on about 4 weeks and the areas that were hit first like my chest, stomach and neck have a darker color than my skin but its smoothed out and looks to be blending in with original skin color yet still off

    i also got some around my face, forehead, above ears and chin

    Signs of Pityriasis Rosea getting [u:5527432c3a]better[/u:5527432c3a], for me It starts with a bumpy pimple like bumps appearing in locations, then those bumps turn red, then they decrease in height and get sort of scaly red looking and turn into an oval or round shape, then the middle of this red crusty oval shape starts to change color to a brownish or not red color and it starts to peel or smooth out

    I still have new red bumps showing up on legs and arms but the areas that showed up first are definitely changing...hopefully back to my regular skin

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    have you tried tanning or sitting in the sun for awhile?[/b:5527432c3a]

    [b:5527432c3a]have you tried getting more sleep or eating healthier, try to get away from things stressing you out or something to help improve immune system?[/b:5527432c3a]

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    [quote:bba3a08b22=\"imtooyoungtodie \"][quote:bba3a08b22=\"xxxx \"]I've had PR for nearly 4m now,and although you arent supposed to get it on your face, mine was all over mine it has now moved down all over my arms, the itching is unbearable and nothing seems to help. what are the signs that PR is going away? and has anyone been left with any marks/scars afterwards? i really dont think mine is going to budge i am only 18 and its ruining my life. sad[/quote:bba3a08b22]

    4 months? jesus...

    Right now i'm on about 4 weeks and the areas that were hit first like my chest, stomach and neck have a darker color than my skin but its smoothed out and looks to be blending in with original skin color yet still off

    i also got some around my face, forehead, above ears and chin

    Signs of Pityriasis Rosea getting [u:bba3a08b22]better[/u:bba3a08b22], for me It starts with a bumpy pimple like bumps appearing in locations, then those bumps turn red, then they decrease in height and get sort of scaly red looking and turn into an oval or round shape, then the middle of this red crusty oval shape starts to change color to a brownish or not red color and it starts to peel or smooth out

    I still have new red bumps showing up on legs and arms but the areas that showed up first are definitely changing...hopefully back to my regular skin

    [b:bba3a08b22]

    have you tried tanning or sitting in the sun for awhile?[/b:bba3a08b22]

    [b:bba3a08b22]have you tried getting more sleep or eating healthier, try to get away from things stressing you out or something to help improve immune system?[/b:bba3a08b22][/quote:bba3a08b22]

    This sounds like my exact experience! I'm now in week 4, the areas where the rash first appeared (Back, upper arms and chest) have changed from angry red bumps to flatter, larger tan coloured patches. I am now a lot less itchy and the skin is not so flaky. However, I have a new rash developing on my lower legs and around my wrists. I have also developed tiny bumps, like goose-bumps around the new rash. my herald patch (upper arm) has faded greatly. I still look awful but a lot better than it did look at first. I also have patches on my cheeks and hair and jawline. Its been crap but I'm hoping I'm getting better, now the weather is sunny I want to wear summer clothes and not polo-necks!

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    Hi, I am on my 3rd week of PR and it is getting worse by the day, its so itchy and looks terrible I have been told that fresh air and the sun will help so I am trying that today, My herald patch is cleraing up so I am hoping the rest will follow, cold baths with oats or non fragence soaps help and to stop the itching i would sugges oilatum you can buy this from the chemist. I have been to the docs 3 times and cannot believe they fob you off with nothing and say it will go away. I am going on holiday in 3 weeks and hope to god it will have gone.
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    4 months?!?! You poor thing. I should imagine that it shouldnt last for much longer now. Most sites say that PR lasts for a max of 6 months.

    I have had it for 2 months now and its showing no signs of going, if anything it seems to be getting worse. Just read about the shampoo thing though, so thats what I am going to try now. I will do anything for it to go away. Its horrible having to cover up in this weather, althought I have it all over my face and neck too which makes covering it up a bit harder.

    Fingers crossed that it actually goes soon. xx

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    Hello yes this PR is an awful condition and i know how you feel. please try the shampoo treatment. I started using Head and Shoulders Menthol last week and the difference is enormous!! It really does work- wash your whole body every day and after a few days you will really notice the difference. I've had PR for 2 months now and up until last week thought it was never going to go away- Try it -- it really does work!!
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    Hi, I visited this site many time whilst my daughter had PR. She had it for approx 12 months and now she has ezcema in all the areas she had the rash.

    At least this can be treated and we are doing our best to keep this under control.

    Hope your doesn't last that long, but there is light at the end of the tunnel.

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