A 22-year-old female asked:
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has this huge rash like thing on his back, it looks like skin pealed,he's tan and the rash thing looks light pink ,people say it's a fungal infection?

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Dr. Jack Hinkle
Specializes in Family Medicine
I agree: It is possibly Tinea Corporis. Sun tans will bring out these kind of infections as the areas will not tan as the surrounding skin. It would have to be seen to make sure.
Answered on Jan 5, 2019

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