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is red scaling rash a symptom of ringworm

A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Jay Petruska
32 years experience Family Medicine
Many Causes of Rash: A red scaling rash may be caused by many things, but a fungal skin infection, eczema and psoriasis are probably the most common types.
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Dr. Peter Lio
Dr. Peter Lio answered
20 years experience Dermatology
Red scaling rash: Red scaling rashes generally fall into the category of "eczematous", meaning "like eczema". Eczema, seborrheic dermatitis, allergic or irritant conta ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
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Dr. Edward Workman
Specializes in Pain Management
Sound like a burn: Your symptoms are suggestive of a burn, or sunburn, as in a 1st degree burn, where you have redness and blisters but no true deep skin damage. It is ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Rash: Are the rashes around your joints? Please send photos as this can be eczema or other things such as dermatitis, dermatomyositis, etc.
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A male asked:
Dr. Maureen Ziboh
26 years experience Family Medicine
Hives: These sound like hives. There are many reasons to have hives including allergies however some people get them when they heat it up because a substance ... Read More
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Dr. J. Richard Klaas
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: The rash could be physical irritation from the carpet. It could also be a symptom of eczema or contact dermatitis. The first thing to do is apply so ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Baby acne: The baby acne is a common event that reflects hormones transferred during the pregnancy. While the baby is floating in moisture, the skin is will not ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Still need 2 b seen: More history and physical examination are needed for managing your case, cannot be managed on this forum, you can try a virtual consult for help onlin ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Many possibilities..: Itchy spots can be from many causes, such as: hives, viral infections, medication causes, hot-tub rashes, heat rashes, reactions to creams or lotions, ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Needs exam: Rashes usually require a review of personal history/exposures and direct exam to sort out. Your description is not specific to one process/cause for ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. What you described suggests ... Read More

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