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What are these red circular marks?
My 20 year old daughter has this red circular marks with white center.  The marks are flat and appear not to be insect bites.  A photo is attached.  Does anyone know what these marks are?

Thanks in advance,
Willis
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Hello,
Without examination,confirmation of a diagnosis is tough but it can be discoid pityriasis rosea,eczema or ringworm.

Pityriasis rosea is a common human skin disease which presents as numerous patches of pink or red oval rash. The rash may be accompanied by low-grade headache, fever, nausea and fatigue and sometimes by itching.

No treatment is usually required. In most patients, the condition lasts only a matter of weeks or months(upto six months)

If the rash persists then it will be best to get it evaluated from a dermatologist.Other possibilities have to be ruled out then.
I hope that helps.Take care and pls do keep me posted on how your daughter is doing or if you have any additional queries.Kind regards.

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Looks like ringworm to me. My kids have had it a few times. We just used anti-fungal cream on it and it went away rather quickly.

For eczema we use a cortizone cream with steroid, which will make a ringworm grow rapidly, just FYI.

Good luck
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