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Dr. Nair, Dermatologist
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Experience:  MBBS, MD (Dermatology, Venereology & Leprology)
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Past few months, I've had red splotches appear on my legs

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Hi there! For the past few months, I've had red splotches appear on my legs and rear.
They do not itch, are not raised, scaly, dry or oozing.
They periodically lighten and darken, though I haven't taken note of what causes this. Some have a dark border that is vaguely circular and lighter center, while others are just generally splotchy with no shape, vaguely oblong.
it started with one on my calf that I originally thought was ringworm, however it was not raised and did not itch, nor did it spread. A doctor confirmed that it was probably not ringworm but told me to medicate it with lotromin anyway, which did nothing for it.
None of the splotches are connected or close to each other.
What could this be?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr. Nair replied 1 year ago.

Hello,

Thank you for your question. My name is***** and I will do my best to provide a useful input.

Would a photograph of the affected area be possible at your convenience?