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I have large flat slightly raised patches on my lower abdominal

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I have large flat slightly raised patches on my lower abdominal area and
Chest lower back . These are mildly itchy but do not to me look like shingles.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 1 year ago.
Thank you for your question.Can you please upload an image, if possible, so that I can help you in a better way.Regards
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Sorry unable to provide image. Thank you for your offer.
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 1 year ago.
It would be very difficult for me to provide you an opinion without seeing you. Do you use any video messaging service like Skype?If you do let me know.
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.
HelloThe differential [basic ] on raised patches would befungal infectioneczemapsoriasis.allergic reactionautoimmune problem [such as lupus]other... This needs examination.I can look at a picture.I am a double board certified clinical doctor.Treatment will depend on diagnosis, see your GPSometimes a sample needs to be sent to the lab. OK, so that is an initial answer….Please use reply to expert if you have further questions. When you are ready, please click a positive rating [hopefully excellent]. If you forgot something, come back. I am here daily.