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Circular, red rash on right side of rib cage, itching, gets bigger on scratching. Causes?

Hello, few months back i had a small circular red what looked like a rash on my right side on my would itch ..the more i scratched it it became bigger ...then it went away ....and then i noticed a dime size dark rash under my armpit ....that also itches ..and the more i scratch the more it gets bigger ....what is this?
Asked On : Fri, 28 Dec 2012
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the skin rash that you have is tinea corporis. armpits and groins are the commonest areas for this fungal infection. you need to apply topical antifungal cream twice a day for around 10-15 days. you can also take antiallergic tablets if there is lot of itching.the armpit area should be kept dry. wear loose cotton clothing to prevent moisture retention in the body folds.
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Answered: Mon, 5 Aug 2013
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