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Small semi rounded spot on arm. Itching. Pain on arm. Diagnosed muscle pain. Impetigo?

I believe I may have an Impetigo lesion on my right upper forearm at the shoulder. It started several months ago, and the only time I saw it was when I bathed. It was a small semi-rounded lesion of beige color and didn't bother me at all. Lately, I have had some pain in my right arm, saw my chiropractor and he said my problem is with my right front chest muscles. He told me to go home and not do what caused it. I use the computer often, and I thought I might be sitting too long at one time. I am a Retired Pediatric R.N. At first when the spot started itching, I thought it might be similar to a ringworm, but as I looked at these pictures on the internet, I believe it is Impetigo?
Asked On : Fri, 5 Apr 2013
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Thanks for the query.
Impetigo cannot last for months.
It is a bacterial infection and hardly stays for few weeks.

These lesions can be granuloma annulare.
You need to get a biopsy done.
This will confirm the diagnosis.
Please meet a dermatologist.

Let me know if you have any other doubt.
you can ask a direct question to me on this forum, following the below link.

Wishing you a good health.
Thank you
Answered: Sat, 22 Jun 2013
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