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i have a hickey like rash on my kneck, very itchy and red and feels uncomfortable. bright red spreading with lumps, what is it?

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Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
20 years experience Hospital-based practice
HealthTap Prime: From this forum, with limited space to describe the problem, it is impossible to make a diagnosis. Use HealthTap Prime or see your primary care provider for better answers. HealthTap Prime allows you to upload pictures of the area as well as engage in dialog so that a doctor can go over risk factors (tick exposure, pets, allergies, etc.) & also exclude (& prescribe/treat) bacterial super-infection
Answered on Aug 12, 2016

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