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A 22-year-old male asked:

Quarter sized rash on right shoulder asymmetrical. raised up a tiny bit and red in color been present for two days any hints on cure? it itches

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Dr. Arthur Balin
Dermatology 48 years experience
Rash: Many possibilities including nummular eczema, contact dermatitis, herald patch of pitiriasis rosea, tinea corporis, insect bite, see your doctor or dermatologist for evaluation and treatment.
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Dr. David Brouwer
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Rash: Rashes are best diagnosed by looking at them. So just as a guess, your itchy, red patch could be a superficial fungal infection. Try tinactin (tolnaftate) or Lamisil or Clotrimazole cream, all are over the counter anti-fungals. If it doesn't resolve see your doctor.
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Last updated Nov 21, 2015

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