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round rash on hip. Could it be lyme>

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Hi all,
I have a round rash on my hip now for about 2-3 months. It is not itchy or painful. Please see the picture. Does anyone know what it might be?
Thanks.
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Hello,

I cannot confirm anything without examination,but it can be pityriasis rosea. 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 very occasionally 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.

Hope it helps.Take care and pls do keep me posted on how you are doing and if you have any additional queries.

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thanks for your answer. I will research this!
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what other possibilities are for this.  I have a similar larger oval rash on my left side about 2 inches above my pelvis.  it started as a red round outline that filled in slightly and became dry and raised but seldom itchy.
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