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A 18-year-old female asked:

I've noticed for the past 2 weeks i have these small red patches with bumps above my chest and it itches occasionally. ?

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Red patches on chest: Could be eczema or a fungal infection( tinea). Could try OTC antifungal and on top if it a OTC topical steroid and see if resolves. if eczema may be primary skin issue or allergic reaction to dryness, foods,) or i have seen it with strep. F/u/ w/ doc

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Fort Lauderdale, FL
A 18-year-old female asked:

I've noticed for the past 2 weeks I have these small red patches with bumps scattered above my chest and it itches occasionally. What could this be?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Needs To Be Checked: It may be an allergic type of rash as it itches too.it.But it needs to be checked visually and since it has been there for two weeks & has not cleared.if it was due to a viral infection, it would have cleared in two weeks.Also it can be. Due to some insect bites. Thrre are other causes but in those cases there will be other co existing symptoms.And you have not mentioned any . Get it checked byMD

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