A 35-year-old female asked:
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how do i tell the difference between ringworm and other skin rashes?

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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Not: difficult for trained professionals. Usually tinea corporisor ring worm is usually circular with central clearing while other rashes look different depending on the etiology
Answered on Jul 6, 2018
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