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Posted on Wed, 9 Aug 2017 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: I have had a a slightly discolored blotch 4" by 2" under my right nipple for 3 or 4 days. It doesn't burn or itch. What might be the cause of it?
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Answered by Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney 35 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Either pityriasis rosea or annular erythema

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Thanks for being at HealthcareMagic
I have reviewed the attached photograph and it could be either herald patch of pityriasis rosea which is a self limiting allergic reaction to a viral infection or any nonspecific annular erythema.
I would recommend you to consult a doctor and go for clinical examination.
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Dr Asmeet
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