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Pityriasis Rosea Misdiagnosed twice by Doctors

“I got married 7 weeks ago and on my wedding day had what I now know is the herald patch on my thigh. (luckily not visible in my wedding dress!) I went off on honeymoon to sunny Thailand and whilst out there I self diagnosed ringworm. I bought fungiderm cream over the counter which has […]

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Common Misdiagnosis of Pityriasis Rosea

Pityriasis Rosea is often misdiagnosed Pityriasis Rosea can often look similar to other, more serious conditions and is often misdiagnosed. It important to get properly diagnosed by a dermatologist. The first herald patch of pityriasis rosea may look very similar in appearance to ringworm (tinea corporis). Pityriasis has also been mistaken with eczema and psoriasis, […]

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2nd Pityriasis Rosea Outbreak in 2 years.

I first got PR in April 2010. I had just started up my own business in January of 2010, so was very stressed juggling a new business/career and a then 1.5 yr old son. It was not all over my body, mainly torso and thighs. I thought it was bad, that was until end of […]

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