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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   I have a question about a rash on my father on his back... it is in a ring like shape.. red on the outside.. but is like a flaky skin in the middle
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since how long he has this rash?
User :   It is probably about the size of a half dollar
User :   my mom said about a month
User :   It itches on and off
User :   i have had ring worm before.. and this doesnt look llike that
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is the rash spreading to other parts of body
User :   there is another small spot on the lower back.. just below the belt line
User :   the bigger on is about mid back
User :   one
Doctor :   does he have any medical problems or taking any medicine as of now?
User :   no
Doctor :   does your father have histry of allergy or asthma
User :   no
Doctor :   is there any discharge from the rash ?
Doctor :   is the rash red in color?

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