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I have a half circle rash on my neck that I can't seem to

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I have a half circle rash on my neck that I can't seem to get rid of. Tried several different creams and nothing seems to work. I tried Cort ozone, calamity lotion , anti fungal. It will calm down for a couple days then reappear. And it also itches. It started after I got a hair cut. Please help
JA: How long have you been dealing with this? Does anything in particular seem to make the itch better or worse?
Customer: This gel that mom gave me. But it only calms the itching momentarily. It does not get rid of it.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Nope. And I have had the rash for about 2 weeks now
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 5 months ago.

Hello,
Thank you for your question.
I am Dr Saha, I shall try my best to help you.
Since when are you having this issue?
Do you have any other symptom? or past illness?
Did you have any test?
Did you consult doctor or take any other measure?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
I have been having this issue for about 2 1/2 weeks. I have tried everything from cortisone, calamine lotion , anti fungal. It just calms down for about a day or so then reappears. I dnt have insurance so I have not been able to see a doctor.
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 5 months ago.

Thank you for all the information,
There can be a few possibilities.
There can be allergy, dermatitis.
There can be a fungal infection too.
Those can recur & can need long term treatment.
Oral antifungal drugs can be required too.
You can try zyrtec or claritin in addition to cortizone, antifungal creams.
I would suggest to take an examination in a free clinic too.
Skin scraping for test, oral antifungals can be required.
I hope this information helps.
If there’s anything else I can do, please let me know.
Please rate my answer excellent if you are satisfied with it.
Regards.