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03 Feb 2003

Skin rash
I have developed dry, ring-worm like rash around the back of my neck area and some patches on my upper arms. Please could you advise what it may be?
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CyberDoc
CyberDoc

01 Jan 0001

Amy, it is difficult to say what the problem is without being able to examine you first. It might be ringworm or another form of fungal infection, or even an allergy or a form of eczema. You can try applying an anti-fungal cream like Lamisil® for a week or so, but if it doesn’t clear up the best will be to see your doctor. Good luck.
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