Pityriasis rosea is a common human skin disease which presents as numerous patches of pink or red oval rash
. The rash
may be accompanied by low-grade headache, fever
, nausea and
itching. Topical and
oral steroids are needed. Water, sweat, and
soap may cause irritation and
should be avoided in the disease. Topical zinc oxide and
calamine lotion are useful for pruritus.
But for exact diagnosis, confirmation needs to be done first for which he has to consult a dermatologist.