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ringworms on arms

A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See a Dermatologist : For better management of this condition, if you have already seen one, get a revisit or get a second opinion, best wishes

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A female asked:
Dr. James Seward
22 years experience Dermatology
It : It sounds like you might be describing a scar that was created from having the birth control implanted in her arm. Hard to tell without a picture. T ... Read More
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Show to Tyne: I would show this to your gynecologist to make sure the implant is not about to extrude.
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Begin with diagnosis: You must identify the condition so you can determine the treatment. "Ringworm looking" is not a useful description. See the Dr.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Despain
37 years experience Dermatology
Koh: A simple office test called ooh by a derm will tell you for sure. Suggest an office visit. I assume you've tried Hydrocortisone ( eczema) and / or an ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
May be wrong label: If a condition does not respond to normal treatment measures, the diagnosis may be in error.There are other skin conditions that can mimic ringworm an ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Is it ringworm?: A biopsy is not needed for superficial fungal infections of the skin. You doctor and a skin scrapping and confirm the diagnosis. If you have had these ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Picture, pls: W/out seeing them, it's really hard to make a diagnosis (correct one). I'd recommend taking a pic with your cell phone and attach it to the reply. Tha ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Dry skin?: It is not easy to guess what the problem is without examination the lesions and getting a more detailed history. Having said that, I would guess that ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Pityriasis rosea?: Rashes are difficult to describe in words. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can examine a peach spots rash to see what it might be. Sometimes ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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Unlikely: Ringworm seldom affects multiple patches of skin. Psoriasis is a more likely possibility. Regardless, you need a diagnosis and treatment plan which ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Hard to make: a diagnosis with this limited information and without more history and physical examination, you need to be seen by a dermatologist, but you can start ... Read More

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