My granddaughter has an awful sore, doctor doesn’t know what it was?

My granddaughter came over for the weekend with this awful sore on her side. Her parents said they took her to the doctor and were told that they didn’t know what it was to put antibiotic cream on it. You should be able to see the small red dot next to the big sore. That red dot is starting to look like the other one. Any ideas on what it could be?
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Brina
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Brina
It’s called Ring worm, it isn’t anything to be worried about. It’s just like a small infection. As long as you put the cream on two times a day it should go away within two weeks. It is normal to spread, but to keep it from spreading keep clean clothes and and never use the same towel again after its wet. It causes the infection to spread to other places on the body. It may be itchy at some times but it is best not to sratch. Also wash your hands after putting the cream on her so you don’t… Read more »
Dr Mahaveer
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Dr Mahaveer

its a kind of skin infection,dermatitis. apply local steroid cream,anti fungal creams and give her oral medicines as well.

do consult a dermatologist

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