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Red blotches on both sides of my lower back.

By Anonymous September 29, 2018 - 9:38pm
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The blotches started about a year ago, but unknowingly became larger, and one area became like a large patch, first started on the right side of back but now on the left side as well, does not itch and is not raised. What might this be?

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Hello, Anon. Thank you for posting today.

Rashes can appear as blotches, welts or blisters; they can be red, itchy, scaly, or dry. In addition, some rashes may come and go, while others never seem to go away. Although most rashes are not life-threatening, some rashes can be a sign of underlying illness.

You have had these blotches a long time, Anon. We would only be guessing as to the cause. It's time to see a dermatologist for an evaluation which would then determine treatment. It's likely nothing serious, but it's best to know for sure.

Below is a slideshow on many different types of rashes, blotches and skin conditions and what they are. Copy/paste the link.



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