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When certain part of my body heated up, red ring shaped rashes will pop out. are they ringworm? they will get bigger and itchy.

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Dr. Maureen Ziboh
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Hives: These sound like hives. There are many reasons to have hives including allergies however some people get them when they heat it up because a substance called histamine is released under the skin that causes these rashes. If it continues you should be seen by a doctor.
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Explanation : Unlikely. Ringworms rash stable. Description of your rash look like vascular changes due to heat. Sunny dermatitis pretty itchy. Avoid long exposition to sun and heat. Use a lot of moisturizer. Be well.

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