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What is the treatment for granuloma annulare?

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Dr. Kamel Sadek
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Steroids: For localized type, potent topical steroid or intralesional injections, cryosurgery with liquid nitrogen, and nitrous oxide can be used. There are others like tacrolimus and Imiquimod creams which have been used for localized and generalized. As for generalized, the treatment of choice remains to be defined.
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
Dermatology 25 years experience
Depends: There are several types of ga. Sometimes topical steroids can be used, even intralesional steroids at times. However, the more common types of ga can and will get better slowly over time. I'd have a dermatologist take a look.

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