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How can I remove dark spots in butt and groin caused by ringworm?

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In brief: PIPA

Geofridge, you probably have pigment in the dermis from chronic inflammation caused by the fungus, referred to by dermatologists/ dermatopathologists as post inflammatory pigmentary alteration or PIPA.
It will take a long time to finally blend away, in some cases years as the melanin is removed from the dermis by histiocytes (macrophages). Dr Hilliard

In brief: PIPA

Geofridge, you probably have pigment in the dermis from chronic inflammation caused by the fungus, referred to by dermatologists/ dermatopathologists as post inflammatory pigmentary alteration or PIPA.
It will take a long time to finally blend away, in some cases years as the melanin is removed from the dermis by histiocytes (macrophages). Dr Hilliard
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Dr. Mitchell Kline
Dermatology

In brief: See a Derm

Proper treatment with antifungals may be prescribed if the diagnosis is confirmed

In brief: See a Derm

Proper treatment with antifungals may be prescribed if the diagnosis is confirmed
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