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A 25-year-old female asked:

I have a singular red splotchy mark about the size of a dime on my lower shin with a bump in the center. it itches a bit but i have no pain. thoughts?

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Spltch: If new, itchy and on your leg I would be suspicious for some type of contact dermatitis. Poison Ivy would be possible. Other thoughts would be cellulitis, numular eczema, erythema nodosum, psoriasis.
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