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A 23-year-old member asked:

How do i know if i have ringworm? i have one round, raised, itchy area onn my arm, but it is not red at all. it itches randomly.

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Dr. Steven Bowers
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Sounds like: It sounds like ringworm. If it is raised on the edges and has central clearing, it probably is. This is caused by a dermatophyte and can be treated with anti-fungal cream.
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Dr. Steven Bowers
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
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Feb 5, 2012
Last updated Jul 19, 2013


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