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I have a reocurring rash that has come back on my leg every

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I have a reocurring rash that has come back on my leg every summer for 3 years now. It looks like ringworm but not all round. It happens when I go swimming at the gym. i swim laps for 1 hour 3 times per week. What can I do? Is it contagious,
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Pediatrics
Expert:  Dr. Su S. replied 5 months ago.

Greetings,
Thank you for your question.
I am Dr. Su S. and I will try my best to help you.

Did you consult doctor or have any test?

Expert:  Dr. Su S. replied 5 months ago.

I was waiting for your reply.
As it does not appear to be typical ringworm, there can be other probables.
There can be dermatitis, allergy.
It can occur from contact with an allergen in swimming pool.
I would advise to consult a dermatologist.
Skin scraping can be taken for test.
Hydrocortisone cream can help in those conditions.

You can try that.
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