Does this look like Pityriasis Rosea

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I have had this for a many a week. Thought it was ringworm. location upper left thigh. topical cream doesnt seem to be doing anything. No itching or really pain. so I started to do more research. Google is driving me crazy. today I just dont feel great. *** I had Covid back in march so I have also be experiencing nerve sensations in my legs. Thought I had shingles for a bit but no big rashes. Not sure if it is from Covid or maybe Herpes. Im so confused.

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    yes it does look like PR , just like mine was on upper thigh/hip area.. at first I thought it looked like a burn but I couldnt imagine how.. then I started googling and thought it was ringworm then started freaking out, went to the doc and he said it was PR after looking for only 1 second. I only had the one for like 3 weeks then got a few more here n there, maybe like 5 more all together and in about 2 months they were gone, I didnt take anything for it.

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      Thanks for the reply. I am hoping that since I have Covid this could be a result and not something worse.

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    It looks like the ones my son had on his legs, but he had many of them. Do you have just one? What does the nerve pain feel like?

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      I have just one. No itching or pain on the area itself. The nerve pain was all down my leg. That comes and goes. I put Mario Badescu Drying lotion on it which includes calamine and zinc oxide in it. That seems to be drying it out.

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    do you have more than one spot? or do you have a herald patch anywhere? it does look like it could be PR. I was covered with mine, and very itchy on about week 3

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      Just one spot as of now. This is the only area so far.

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    i am also on week 3 approx and it is really itchy and feels like my skin in burning.

    i have noticed that Epsom Salt in my bath eases this but then returns once dry and all settled.

    i suffer with Psorisis but the pain and discomfort this causes is much worse

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