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I have a rash for a good while it’s on my legs. It round

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I have a rash for a good while it’s on my legs. It round patch, it’s gets itchy & flakes. I also have dry flaky skin on my elbow which also goes red like my legs. Any idea what it may be or what I could use to clear it
JA: How long have you been dealing with this? Do you notice any redness or scaling?
Customer: it started about 2
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: years ago but seems to be getting in patches & is very noticeable & looks terrible

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Customer: replied 13 days ago.
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Customer: replied 13 days ago.
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Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Did you get pictures?

Thanks for sharing

Have you used anything to treat it so far?

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Some cream an inflammation & an ointment both prescribed by a doctor

Thanks for the details

It seems like a fungal infection to me

You should use an anti-fungal like Itraconazole

You can try Clotrimazole cream as well till you see the doctor for a prescription

This will help in clearing the rash as well

Please do let me know if you have any other question


Customer: replied 13 days ago.
One last thing, what could have caused it & how come it seem to spread?
Thank you for the information

It can be caused by excess sweating,stress,low immune system etc

But it can occur without any obvious reason as well

It can spread if left untreated

Please do let me know if you have any other question

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