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How is granuloma annulare treated?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
If you have granuloma annulare, your doctor may not recommend any treatment at all. Granuloma annulare is a type of skin rash. It usually forms a distinctive reddish ring on the skin. Granuloma annulare may cause mild itching, but it usually has no symptoms. If your doctor offers treatment for granuloma annulare, he or she may prescribe a steroid cream or ointment. In some cases, doctors may try other treatments. Granuloma annulare usually fades away on its own within a few years after it first appears.

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