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DrRussMD, Board Certified MD
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Past three weeks my daughter who is 14 has been getting

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For the past three weeks my daughter who is 14 has been getting rashes all over her arms, chest and neck ,they first appear as a light pink shade on her skin then they develop into a dark cigarette burn mark where the top flakes of and leaves a sore pink flesh irritation the doctors have not got a glue and even the childrens hospital cannot help me they do not know what it is i mentioned Lichenplanus but they dismissed it? as a parent I am totally frustrated with the whole situation I am watching my daughter flare up in pain daily watching the sores develop and there is nothing anybody can do for me can you please help me please
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
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Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.


I am not sure why the rash was not tested.

This looks fungal, such as in tinea versicolor.

I would have the rash sampled and sent to the lab.

Very easy to do.

Antifungals are probably needed.

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