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What causes red dry patches on legs after having ringworm?

I just recently had ringworm on my thigh and I treated it with clotrimazole lotion and tea tree oil. I did that for 4 weeks, but now I am getting these light red dry patches on my legs. They don t itch, like the ringworm did, but I am wondering if it s still that, or if it may be something else.
Mon, 24 Dec 2018
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Hello,

This patches also could be ringworm infestation. It hardly takes 4 days to incubation. So better to rule any contact with people infected with ringworm.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Regards,
Dr Saravanan , Cosmetic & Plastic Surgeon
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