How long does a viral rash usually last?

Viral rashes usually last around three or four days, but their duration is dependent upon several factors. First, the overall health of the person’s immune system plays a huge role in how long any rash or illness will last. If your immune system is strong, it will be able to fight off infection quickly. If you have a weaker immune system from a disease or recent illness, your immune system may take longer to get rid of the rash.

The maximum amount of time a body typically takes to get rid of any virus is about ten days. If the rash is still there after this much time, you should see a physician. They may need to prescribe antibiotics or an ointment, depending on what they believe is causing the rash. A doctor can often examine a rash’s pattern to find out what is causing it. Different rashes have different particular patterns.

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