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Brown spot on abdomen and brown ring around neck
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Brown spot on abdomen and brown ring around neck

My son is 4 years old and is over weight, he weighs 47lbs and noticed a brown  ring around part of his neck anf now 2 brown spots on his abdomen 1/2inch and 1/4 inch. Im am concerned and gonna set up a appointment this week. Any ideas on what this might be?  Thanks
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Hi,

How is your son? This could be tinea versicolor  which presents with pale oval or irregularly-shaped spots which  affect the back, underarm, upper arm, chest, lower legs, and neck.  It is caused by a type of yeast that are normally found on the human skin and can proliferate in conditions such as warm and humid environment. Over-the-counter topical antifungal medications  may help. If it persists, have this evaluated further for proper stronger prescription medication.  Recurrence is also common for this condition.

Take care and keep us posted.
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