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Red rash on neck treating with STEROIDS. LYME DISEASE?

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I have a red rash on my neck which the dematologist diagnized a insect bite, prescribed me some sterioids I guess. How do I confirm it is not Lyme disease looks similar.

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Category: Cosmetic and Plastic Surgeon
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Hello,

Thanks for posting your query at DoctorSpring.com

I can understand your concern.

This seems to be a fungal infection called tinea. it presents as an annular lesion. the treatment for it would be application of lamisil cream twice a day mmixed with mupirocin cream twice a day for two weeks.

That will help in resolving the infection.

It doesn't seem to be Lyme's disease.

Please let me know if you have any queries.


Regards.


Dr. Kruti Jobanputra Banodkar
Category: Cosmetic and Plastic Surgeon
Experience: 
Diploma in Dermatology - Royal College Of Physicians & Surgeons Of Glasgow, UK , 2010
Residency - DNB, Dermatology -  K.J Somaiya Hospital, Mumbai, 2009
Medical School & Internship - MBBS - Dr. D . Y . Patil Medical College, Mumbai, 2004
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