a week ago i found one or two dime sized patches of extremely dry and itchy skin on my forehead. within a couple days it started to peel and spread across my forehead and along the hairline by my ears. now i have a similar rash on my chest and upper back/shoulders/neck. i cant find anything online that sounds or looks like it. i haven't done anything differently other than use a hairspray i just bought that i hadn't used in a couple years. i may be allergic to cats, of which i have two, but i've never had anything worse than stuffy nose and watery eyes. i think it might be bacterial, because these are the areas i focus on when i use a loofah (i threw out just in case).
any idea if this is something that will go away on its own or if i need medication?
It is very difficult to give an opinion about rashes- especially since I can't see it. However, if it seems like it has spread, then you need to see a doctor about it. It is possible that you would need medication for it (some rashes are bacterial or fungal in nature). I would see a dermatologist if possible or your own regular doctor. Good luck.
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