What are the symptoms of discoid eczema?

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Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Discoid eczema produces a distinctive-looking skin rash. The reddish or brown sores start out small but eventually form round or oval-shaped patches roughly the size of a coin. Discoid eczema often breaks out on the legs, but may appear elsewhere on the body. The sores may itch, burn, ooze fluid and become scaly. If you have symptoms of discoid eczema, contact a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment.

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