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I have a dime size spot in hand it's dark red to purpleish I

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I have a dime size spot in hand it's dark red to purpleish I thought it might ringworm but lotrimin hasn't done anything to it. It don't hurt, itch or bother me at all just unsightly I guess
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.

HI

If lotrimin hasn't been effective it still would be ringworm more more than likely it's a spot of eczema and that should respond to a combination of an over the counter cortisone cream and calendula cream that you can get at a health foods store.

If it is ringworm you may need prescription ketoconazole cream for it but the best thing to do is not treat it yourself and have a doctor look at it first

Let me know if you need more information please

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thanks I'll make an appointment with a dr
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.

My pleasure but please remember to rate my service to you