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Red itchy rings in armpits, pin prick sensation, swelling on scratching. Causes and treatment?

I have a red, very itchy ring around each of my armpits. So so itchy. Feels like pin pricks. I have had this several times and can t seem to get any answers. I ve seen more than one dermatologist , none of them coming up with any answers. Skin in the center gets really wrinkly and the red ring swells after scratching .
Asked On : Fri, 27 Jul 2012
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hi i think it is tinea corporis which is clearly annular erythematous lesion with central wrinkling .it is a superficial fungal infection .it can be cured by atarax 25 mg at night,terbinafine 250 mg at morning and absorb dusting powder sprinkle in the day time and fintop ointment in the night
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