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I have a few patches of dry skin on my back. Not very large.

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I have a few patches of dry skin on my back. Not very large. Recently a girl I have been sleeping with developed the same type of patch on her back. Is it possible that she 'got' this from me?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dermatology
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Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.
Hello
If this is a fungal infection, it is possible that she got it from you.
You should have the rash swabbed for the lab. If it is fungal, it is easily treatable.
If this were herpes blisters, that can be spread skin to skin as well, but you are not describing blisters.
Glad to look at a picture if you like.
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