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what are these red scaly round spots on my skin

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Hawley
23 years experience Family Medicine
Spots: Hard to tell without a picture. Could be a fungal infection like ring worm, tinea corporis, or another type problem like eczema or psoriaris.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Don't know: These lesions would likely need to be examined and more history obtained to be able to provide you with useful input about the diagnosis or possible ... Read More

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrea Rodgers
27 years experience Emergency Medicine
Ring worm: It could be ring worm. Ring worm is not a worm but a fungal infection. It can be treated with a cream. I suggest seeing your primary doctor for con ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Dermatologist: This needs to be examined by your Physician or dermatologist in order to make a diagnosis. Any skin lesion that persists and looks different from anyt ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Sounds like: it may be RINGWORM ( a mild fungal infection) TRY AN OTC anti-fungal agent...ask your Pharmacist for a recommendation! Hope this is helpful Dr Z
A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
West Nile Virus: Go to the following web site on west nile virus to see the skin rash caused by this virus. http://www.bccdc.ca/nr/rdonlyres/683e7fcb-d2bc-4d06-bdd2-c ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Penile scales: Yes you can get psoriasis on the penis. Could also be eczema or a yeast/fungal infection . Would follow up with dermatologist as you have to be caref ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Benik
6 years experience Pediatrics
Tinea?: Sounds like tinea corporis (ring worm). Also, consider nummular eczema. Would get an anti fungal cream like Lotrimin but can always see the primary fi ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 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. It would be prudent to see ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Rash: Please send photo. Could be allergy or food related or rare disease.

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