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Question: skin imflamtions


 carol3 - Sun Nov 04, 2007 12:25 pm

i have dark, hard crust in dots on my skin it looks like dermatis but it feels so hard and when it gets wet i can actually rub it off, then it looks like dirt on my skin
 Dr. Chan Lowe - Tue Nov 06, 2007 12:23 am

User avatar Hi Carol3,

There are a few possibilities. It may actually be a dermatitis or an eczema with some post inflammatory hyperpigmentation of the skin underneath the area of inflammation.

It may also be something such as psoriasis or a fungal skin infection (ringworm).

I would suggest you have your doctor take a look at this. With rashes, a visual diagnosis is really the best way get answers.

Best wishes.

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