I need your help. I have found a large spot on my right arm a month ago and i ignored it. then a week later i started seeing small spots on my stomach.
it was not itchy at first but as it spread to my legs and arms i started to feel it itchy.
it does not feel like my normal skin. it feels like a skin which has just been
This condition is known as Pityriasis Rosea.
The cause of Pityriasis Rosea is not known but it is suspected to be caused by a virus.
Treatment of Pityriasis Rosea
Since it usually clears by itself, the treatment of pityriasis rosea is symptomatic and includes the use of:
1. Moisturizers since the skin tends to be dry. Aqueous cream can be used as a soap substitute when bathing.
2. Applying corticosteroid creams like 1% Hydrocortisone cream on the skin to relieve the itch.
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