What could this be?

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I got a random rash on the side of my body, and it's been there a little over a week. It's not painful to painful , and not to itchy. Just red, swollen, and has some bumps on it. I was prescribed some pills, and a cream even though the doctor didn't really know what it was. I was told it was contact dermatitis. What could this be? Any help appreciated.


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    Hives, also called urticaria, possibly?
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    It sounds exactly like what i had contact dermatitis the tricky part is figuring out what is cauding it as it is the only way to get rid of it.

    have you changed shampoo, conditioner, fabric conditioner, shower gel, washing powder or anything like that recently?

    I found it was a type of shower gel and washing powder for me.

    I changed back to my normal ones and the rash soon cleared up and if i keep to the ones i know are okay i have not had a flare up since.

    Hope this helps

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    How do I attach a pic?
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