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Red Ring Shaped Rash (Overview)

A red ring-shaped rash may be a sign of a fungal skin infection called ringworm. The rash of ringworm begins as a small area of red, raised spots and pimples. The rash slowly becomes ring-shaped, with a red-colored, raised border and a clearer center. The border may look scaly. Nummular eczema rashes have a similar appearance.


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Red rash/burn on ring finger. Touched bi-carb soda & vinegar-could it have attached to my ting & caused a burn on my finger? How would i heal it?

Red rash/burn on ring finger. Touched bi-carb soda & vinegar-could it have attached to my ting & caused a burn on my finger? How would i heal it?

Probable: When you mix an acid (although a weak one) with an alkaline, you get a chemical reaction which can irritate your skin when trapped in your ring . Even vinegar alone can do the job . On the other hand, dish soap can cause irritation as well. ...Read more

Red Ring Shaped Rash (Overview)

A red ring-shaped rash may be a sign of a fungal skin infection called ringworm. The rash of ringworm begins as a small area of red, raised spots and pimples. The rash slowly becomes ring-shaped, with a red-colored, raised border and a clearer center. The border may look scaly. Nummular eczema rashes have a similar appearance.


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What does ichiness redness rashes and bumps mean when they apear on boobs?

Breast rash: It could be several conditions for a proper evaluation you will need an exam by your physician. Some possibilities including, but not limited to could be anything form a heat rash to a yeast infection. ...Read more

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Have few circular rashes on chest, one went away, outer edge has a red, inflamed ring with white center that has really dry skin. Dry skin/worse?

Have few circular rashes on chest, one went away, outer edge has a red, inflamed ring with white center that has really dry skin. Dry skin/worse?

Wish I had picture!: Dermatology questions are so hard without seeing the rash! round rash with central clearing usually are from fungus commonly known as ringworm. Is anybody else have it? Ringworm is itchy and you didn't mention that. I'm curious what you have tried to treat it and if u r using any new soaps or creams. Try an over-the-counter fungal ointment twice/day and for 2 weeks past when u can't see rash. ...Read more

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Treating a Skin Abscess (Checklist)

Clean the wound thoroughly
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If the wound is draining on its own, regularly change a dressing
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If it is not draining, or there is redness around it, see your doctor
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How do I cure the redness after a bad rash and allergic reactio?

How do I cure the redness after a bad rash and allergic reactio?

Topical steroid: Topical steroid will treat the redness. Otc creams are a good start but may not be strong enough to clear a bad rash. ...Read more

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Treating Skin Allergies (Checklist)

Get tested for food allergies
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Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more