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What’s this rash?

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Upthetempo33 Fri 31-Jan-20 18:42:54

It’s in both of my mums arms. Itches like crazy. She had it about a month and it’s spread

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Farmgrl1111 Fri 31-Jan-20 18:45:07

Not sure OP but if she’s had it that long, she should see a GP

TheGreyInThisCity Fri 31-Jan-20 18:48:01

Obviously can’t really tell over the internet but it looks a bit like ringworm to me. Could she pop in to a chemists tomorrow to have it checked by the pharmacist?

AuditAngel Fri 31-Jan-20 18:48:51

It looks a bit like psoriasis. Mine is itching like anything right now

Later on it forms into plaques on the surface, but this looks like mine

MoonlightMistletoe Fri 31-Jan-20 19:13:12

Ring worm / fungal but I'm not a dr.

Some anti fungal cream while awaiting a drs appointment may help.

mumsnoangel Fri 31-Jan-20 19:22:02

Yes I think fungal too. My husband had something really similar on back of neck

Upthetempo33 Fri 31-Jan-20 22:35:48

Thanks. Google has scared me, thinking the worst...

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madeyemoodysmum Fri 31-Jan-20 22:41:59

Ring worm. Shingles. See a doc

Farmgrl1111 Sat 01-Feb-20 11:15:07

It does look fungal

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