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25 Jul 2008

Circular rash behind ear
I DISCOVERED A CIRCULAR RASH BEHIND MY EAR ABOUT THE SIZE OF A 5c COIN, IT HAS A WELL OUTLINED BORDER. AS FAR AS CAUSING IRRITATION, IT DOES NOT CAUSE ANY DISCOMFORT AND IF MY WIFE HADN' T POINTED IT OUT TO ME, I WOULD HAVE NEVER KNOWN THAT IT WAS THERE. COULD THIS BE RINGWORM AND IF NOT WHAT COULD IT POSSIBLY BE? WHAT TREATMENT TO YOU RECOMMEND?
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01 Jan 0001

Mark

Thank you for visiting health24.com.

It is possible that is a ringworm or a form of eczema. I suggest that you consult your GP to have the area examined. This way a proper diagnosis can be made and you can start with the correct treatment.

Kind regards




Dr Anrich Burger
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