For the past 2-3 month, I've noticed a slight red rash area on the bottom part of my belly, about 3 inches wide and 2 inches high. At first it appeared to be in a oval shape and I wondered if it was ringworm but because of the "patches" look, I thought may it is just a rash from my pants. For a while it would almost disappear and there is never any itching or pain. It just looks like a rash.
Over the months, the rash would keep coming back and move position. Aloe Vera seems to help a lot but it never goes away completely.
Now the rash has widened and moved upwards. There is even a patch on my right side too now. Since the patches move, I wonder if I have some skin fungus or something. What do I do? How can I treat this naturally or with my own immune system? I never take medications and I really prefer to boost up my own immune system to fight this. I am otherwise a very healthy 40 year old woman. As I mentioned, the rash is only a cosmetic nuance and I don't feel any itching or burning pain because of it.
Can you give me some ideas on what it could be and how I can self-diagnose?
Most rashes of this sort are in the eczema family rather than fungal. Still, I don't think you should consider this merely cosmetic. I would show a doctor, because whatever it is, it will need a treatment cream of some sort. This doesn't sound like something that's likely to go away on its own, so I would check it out.
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