A few weeks ago, I noticed a small dry spot begin to develop around my upper thigh. The spot has slowly become dryer and more red although remains the size of a dime.
I have since developed approximately 5-10 dry circles around both thighs, all at different stages of size and redness. They are all nearly perfect circles.
There is NO discomfort, no itch, etc.
Is this a general rash, allergy, etc. or is this a common symptom for something specific? What is strage is the near perfect circle patterns that max out at the size of a dime.
I think I figured out what it is......nummular dermatitis. I saw pictures in a Medical book I have and it looks just likw what I have. Apparently you treat it with soaking in salt water and possibly taking antihistamines. It also said corticosteroid cream application was used. Some cases may even require antibiotics. I am not a doctor....I read this stuff in a medical book but it sure looks and sounds like what I got. I thougfht it was ringworm and I have been using an antifungal cream. I hope this will help someone at least gather more information about these red circular dimesize rashes as I have. I am fixing to google "nummular dermatitis". Good luck !!!
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