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Circle shaped sores

My boyfriend has something like sores on his legs. some of them are circles, some are shaped like "C's" they are as small as a dime and as large as a quarter.Each spot looks like a scab making the circle up.  It started with one or two a few months ago and now he has about 12 to 15 on each leg. What might this be?
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It could be ring worm (a lot of wrestlers get it). It would be hard to tell without a picture but ringworn is circular. It is a fungus so he would need to see a doctor to get medication to kill it. Google pictures of ringworm and see if it looks the same. Good luck!
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Hello,
It can be due to ringworm or Tinea corporis infection,(scale and spreading),Granuloma annulare(no scale and dermal papules),Urticaria(itchy and last less than 24 hours),Erythema annulare centrifugum(trailing edge scale) or erythema multiforme.

I suggest you to get it evaluated from a dermatologist and get KOh examination and biopsy of the skin scrapings done.
It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.


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