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Reddish brown patches all over body, doctor said fungi. Fungus appears on face?

hello doctor!! my name is Erin, um 17, um 165cm & my weigh is about 73 kg i have these reddish brown patches & um diagnosed as i got Pityriasis Rosea but it s above my left eye, from what i know it appears rarely on the face! also there r about 7 patches around my body ( the right hip, back, neck, genitalia, the two armpits and the left shoulder ) and my doctor said this is just fungi so um confused could u help plz!! Thank You :)
Asked On : Sun, 2 Sep 2012
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General & Family Physician 's  Response

Welcome to HCM,

Cause of Pityriasis Rosea is not known.

Its a self limiting disease, symptoms may disappear in few weeks in some it may take up to 6 months.

Lesions rarely occurs on face, but in some people they involve cheeks or hair line.

You can use calamine lotion or antihistamine , if you have itching.

The treatment is symptomatic.

Answered: Sun, 2 Sep 2012
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Dermatologist Dr. Puvvula Kishore Kumar's  Response
Hi..dear user.,
Thanks for choosing HCM..,
Pityriasis Rosea appears both front and back of the body..,
limbs will be spare..,
U might be effect FUNGI..,
use Clotrimazole gel as topical application...,
and tab Flucan 150 mg weekly once for 8 weeks..,
Answered: Mon, 3 Sep 2012
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