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White rings under the skin
Ok, occasionally I get these white rings under my skin, usually in the palms of my hands or the soles of my feet..they're raised white rings just under the skin that're painful to the touch not like "Oh my god can't take it" pain but annoying constant dull almost burning pain, they usually go away within a day or so but I just wanna know what they are..any ideas?
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Hi

For raised white rings beneath the skin, you may have a fungal infection or a ringworm, a lichenified skin, psoriasis, and parasitic infections. These are just differentials. Based on what you have mentioned, you have only noted these white bumps on localized areas of the palm and soles.

Is there any history of recent travel? Does your occupation require you to have direct contact with soil or animals?
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Nope no recent travel. And I'm unemployed and can't say I've touched a live animal in...months..and now the rings are gone but I had them about a week ago and yesterday so I assume they'll come back..any suggested home treatments?
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My husband got a white ring under his skin on the back of his forearm.  It looks as if he has been branded, but, the ring disappears.  He told me that he saw another ring on his stomach today, it doesn't hurt but itches.  Any suggestions?
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I am having the same problem, I get these itchy white rings on my palms and feet... i've even marked one and it apperently has moved. After they "die" i am left with a red blotch kind of like a bruise. I've been looking all over the internet to for solutions, though have had no luck.

Question: Do the rings you have clump together? Do they throb?
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i also have this problem and its driving me nuts. they are little white rings that come and go on my feet and palms of my hands. i want to get rid of them. they are irritatingly itchy and burn when i itch them. nothing seems to work. if anybody figures this out please email me at ***@****
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I think I am having this problem.  It started tonight, and it is keeping me up.  I have never seen these things before in my life but there is a small one on my right index finger and a larger one on the thumb of my left hand.  They itch like crazy and scratching them only makes it worse.  At first I couldn't even see the rings but after they started to itch so bad that I couldn't take it I ran my hands under hot water after which the rings revealed themselves.  I think this may be the creepiest thing that has ever happened to me.  I also noticed that after a few hours the one on my index finger grew.  What are these things??
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I think I'm having the same problem. I'm gettin them on the sole of foot and they burn when I itch them, they almost look like spaghetti oh's when I press on them. Anybody know what this is its driving me nuts!
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Did you get an answer? I'm having the same symptoms now, with chronic itching and no help from the web.  I saw a doctor who couldn't diagnose it either.  I anyone in this chat found out what it is, please tell me.
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Hi, what you are all describing is what my 18 year old son has.  He has only broke out in these strange rings since starting a new job which requires him to wear boots and gloves for the best part of the day.  Did you manage to get a diagnosis?  Its driving him crazy, his doctor has no idea what it is either and the waiting list for a dermatologist is 8 weeks
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Hi, what you are all describing is what my 18 year old son has.  He has only broke out in these strange rings since starting a new job which requires him to wear boots and gloves for the best part of the day.  Did you manage to get a diagnosis?  Its driving him crazy, his doctor has no idea what it is either and the waiting list for a dermatologist is 8 weeks
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Hi everybody. I'm having the same problems. I wish I could upload a picture. I'm in the hospital right now and I really hope they figure out what these rings are.  It starts by itching and when I itch the area the rings gets visible. It gets worse and worse each day. It's on my hands and feet by the way. Hope that I can get back to you with an answer...
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I have the same issue. I get these white rings that look like spaghetti o's.(under my skin) They itch like crazy and scratching them only makes it worse. The more I scratch them the bigger they grow. Some of them start off as dots and grow into the rings but for the most part they stay in the shape of a ring. They come with an intense itching feeling and with a slight burning sensation. I only get them on my hands and feet. For the most part they don't even stay for 24 hours. Once i scratch them for a little while they stop itching and go away. Sometimes they are even painful, not unbearable but irritating. And recently I've been getting them everyday. I went to the doctor and showed them pictures and they had no idea what it was, so they sent me for a blood test. The blood test came back normal. Nobody can tell me what they are and I really hope someone figures this out soon cause nothing works to make them go away. I've searched the internet with no luck, if anyone finds something out please let me know.
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I have the exact same problem. I've had them for a couple years now and have found no trigger for it. It seems as if they just come and go whenever and scratching makes it worse. I've gone to the doctor many times but they have no idea what it is. They are on the palms of my hands and soles of my feet but nowhere else. I am constantly online looking for a name for it and a cure but so far it seems hopeless. This is so frustrating!!
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