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What questions should I ask my doctor about my pityriasis rosea?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Some of the questions to ask your doctor about pityriasis rosea are common to other illnesses or skin problems. What is the cause of the rash, how long it will last, and will it leave long-lasting marks are a few of the questions to start with. When the doctor recommends a treatment, you can ask what the side effects are and if there are any additional or alternative treatments you can do at home. If you have other medical conditions, it is a good idea to ask how those will affect your pityriasis rosea treatment.

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