I have rahter big (little over silverdollar sized) red itchy ring on my stomach. I also have an itchy rash all over my legs and arms and have had diarehha and been fatigued for days. Could this be ringworm and if so, how do I get rid of it?
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replied April 4th, 2006
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From what I understand of ringworm, it's usually local to an area. It's a skin fungus (my neighbor recently had it.. Got it from a cat that was in the area). I don't believe it should explain the rash on your legs or the diahrea. Probably best to go see the doc to be sure. If it were ringworm, you would still want to go to the doc so they can give you prescription strength anti-fungal meds.
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replied June 30th, 2019
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
Whipple disease and celiac disease should be ruled. HIV and diabetes screening is also essential. At the moment apply combination of antifungal and hydrocortisone ointment on affected areas.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
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