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A 32-year-old female asked:

I have dry scaley ring shaped skin patches on my arm and chest. they are not itchy. they only go red after ive showered, during the day they are skin colour. cream doesnt help to remove them. is this related to lupus or eczema?

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Rash: Ring shaped patches could be caused by eczema, psoriasis or tinea. Lupus can cause a rash, but it is not typically scaley or ring shaped. This probably should be seen. You could take a picture and send it to one of the Healthtap doctors or make a visit with your local provider.

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