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
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.
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