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Strange skin rash on my back...

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • July 28, 2011
  • 10:18 AM

I'm hoping somebody can help before I go to the doctors on this.

I just noticed a very odd looking skin rash on my back. It's a little bit sore (like a light sunburn), but rough like eczema, and red in colour (see the attached photo awkwardly taken with my iphone).

Any idea what it could be. Immediately I'm thinking the worst as I've spent a lot of time in the sun since I've been sailing but I have been using sun cream albeit factor 15 as I rarely burn.

I also thought I could have scratched it in my sleep or whatever but I really don't know. Any idea?


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