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A female asked about a 26-year-old male:

My boyfriend has crohn's disease and he has these lumps on his back. what are they? circular and they itch. they are about the size of a plum.

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Dr. Dominic Riganotti
Infectious Disease 25 years experience
Ringworm: It could be fungal. The best way to tell is a skin biopsy if he goes to see a dermatologist. If he's had this a long time it may not respond well to topicals. Oral treatment requires a prescription.

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Last updated Jan 30, 2015

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