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Hello, I am 28 years old and have red ring itchy skin disease. I was given floconazole but it reoccurs as i stop medication?

Hello, I am 28 years old and have red ring itchy skin disease. I was given floconazole but it reoccurs as i stop medication?

Rash: There are certain organisms that are resistant to certain medications. It would be good to know what you had prescribed. I would consult back with the provider that saw you and then explore other medication to treat skin problem. ...Read more

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I have this red ring like on my skin but color brown inside, there's a red thing all over my body and it's very itchy. Please help.

I have this red ring like on my skin but color brown inside, there's a red thing all over my body and it's very itchy. Please help.

Skin lesions: This requires direct visualization. Recommend that you see your medical provider or a dermatologist for accurate diagnosis and treatment plan. Take care. ...Read more

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Had a couple small rings on skin, thought it was ring worm but it went away in less than 24hrs, and wasn't itchy/raised/or dry?

Had a couple small rings on skin, thought it was ring worm but it went away in less than 24hrs, and wasn't itchy/raised/or dry?

Hives?: It could have been hives. See an allergist, who will try to look for triggers to your hives and may recommend medications to prevent the hive ...Read more

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I keep having skin rashes appear. My skin becomes exceptionally itchy and once scratched the area becomes inflamed in red rings of different sizes.

I keep having skin rashes appear. My skin becomes exceptionally itchy and once scratched the area becomes inflamed in red rings of different sizes.

Sounds like hives: What you're describing sounds most like hives (urticaria) which is an allergic reaction to something typically in the air, not something directly contacting the skin. It's difficult to say with confidence though without photos or further description. ...Read more

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I have a patchy itchy skin that sometimes feels rashy what is it ? Eczema? ring worm?

I have a patchy itchy skin that sometimes feels rashy what is it ? Eczema? ring worm?

Difficult to diagnos: Rashes are very difficult to diagnose without any photos. From the description it sounds like eczema, but it should really been seen by a physician. You can always make a consult appointment with a HealthTap doc to show pictures and for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Why do I have a new skin growth that is itchy and hurts with a red ring around it? Could it be a cancer?

Not likely: What you described sounds like ring worm, a fungal infection. You can try over the counter treatment, however, if it is not better in about two weeks, you should consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Skin underneath a ring was red, itchy. Last week or so it became blistering, painful, peeling. Getting worse. What could it be?

Skin underneath a ring was red, itchy. Last week or so it became blistering, painful, peeling. Getting worse. What could it be?

Dermatitis: Rashes under rings can be due to metal allergy (contact dermatitis), or an irritant effect from soaps trapped under the ring if not removed when doing dishes without gloves. Both causes can get secondarily infected, with germs, or yeast, giving much redness and tenderness. Remove the ring before dishwashing and get appropriate cream from a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I got ring worm infxn b4 on my leg, nw heald. But evn if its months passd, it lft a black color on my skin, itchy sometimes. What is this black color?

Hyperpigmentation: Any time you have skin infections or significant skin rashes, the pigment cells in the skin cells can be stimulated and have heightened activity, leaving darkening of the skin called hyperpigmentation. This can last for months after the infection has cleared, even with the infection cleared up and gone. Be patient. ...Read more