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18 month old has a red horseshoe red mark on face and is white in center. What can be this ?

my 18 month old grandson has a red horseshoe red mark on his face and it s white in the center. It s not raised and doesn t seem to bother him, but he seems to get a lot of abseces on his body and other skin irregularities. Can you offer any ideas as to what the red mark could be or why he has so many problems with the other skin issues?
Asked On : Thu, 9 Aug 2012
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Hi ,
Thank you for your query.
It is likely that she has a ringworm.
Apply a miconazole ointment to the area twice daily for 7 days.
Check his Serum IgE levels for recurrent attacks of abscesses.
Maintain good hygiene.
If you have any further queries you are free to consult me.
Hope this answers your query.
Wishing your child a speedy recovery.
Have a nice day.
Answered: Thu, 7 Feb 2013
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