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Rash


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Paul Rodriguez, a 16-year-old male, comes to the pharmacy to pick up his refills for Nasonex and Zyrtec. He specifically requests to talk with a pharmacist. He asks you, "What's good to treat this rash on my arms? It itches like crazy!" You observe that he has a pale pink area in both cubital fossae with evidence of excoriation (scratching). He also has several 3- to 4-cm patches on both upper arms that are considerably lighter than the surrounding skin. He thinks he may have been bitten by something. You also notice that he has rubbed his eyes three times since you began talking with him. Continue Reading >


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