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Suggest Treatment For Circle Marks On Stomach And Back

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Posted on Fri, 14 Oct 2016
Question: can i send a picture of circle marks on my sons stomach and back? he has white/beige circles, several of them on his torso. Does not smoke or use drugs, he's 25, in good health

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Answered by Dr. Dr. Rahul Kumar (27 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Pityriasis roseae

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for the query and photograph.
He has developed pityriasis roseae.
It's a mild reactive condition and can be easily treated with the use of a mild steroid cream.
Apply cortisone cream twice daily for a week.
It is safe and effective and usually available over the counter.
There is nothing to worry.
It's a common condition and will resolve within a week.
Let me know if you have any other doubts.
Thank you.
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Suggest Treatment For Circle Marks On Stomach And Back

Brief Answer: Pityriasis roseae Detailed Answer: Hello Thanks for the query and photograph. He has developed pityriasis roseae. It's a mild reactive condition and can be easily treated with the use of a mild steroid cream. Apply cortisone cream twice daily for a week. It is safe and effective and usually available over the counter. There is nothing to worry. It's a common condition and will resolve within a week. Let me know if you have any other doubts. Thank you.