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Skin rash??

Hi there! I am asking about a skin rash or something that I have because I am out in the middle of the bush for work at the moment. I noticed about 6 days ago what I thought was a mosquito bite. It was red, raised and itchy. I forgot about it after a couple of days and then I noticed that it no longer looked like a mosquito bite. It had a small scabby centre (from picking the scab from itching) and then around it was red like a perfect circle. The skin wasn't raised. Then last night I noticed the same thing but on the back of my calf instead of on the front of it like the first one. When I googled ringworm it looks similar but a lot more mild. They don't itch now though only a couple times a day maybe. I doubt it's a bite because I got the first one in a completely different city a week ago. These small patches feel a little bit bumpy and kind of dry but not really scaly and not flaky. Any ideas what they could be??

I have pictures but I'm not sure if we can post pictures on here

I cannot go to the doctors until next week when I am out of camp so any info or ideas would be much appreciated!! :)
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I forgot to add that it's also not white in the centre the whole thing is red. From far away it looks like a perfect red circular area about the size of a dime
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sounds like Phsoriasis or something similar, I have the same on my scalp and am trying to find out what the cause is ..no lice just dry itchy, scabby scalpyou described it well, mine started after I went out in the rain and my head got wet.
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PS I live in the desert in CA so the dryness may not have helped till we got rain
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While you did not report a tick on you, and I'd think it rather uncommon for one to dislodge on it's own, you do mention working outdoors and "bullseye" is a common term used to describe a Lyme infection site (though single rings occur also). Dime size is a bit small, but if it WAS knocked off...? Anyway - hope I'm completely off-base and that your symptoms have resolved/been treated successfully!
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