Because granuloma annulare usually causes no symptoms, you may not need treatment except for cosmetic reasons.
Very strong steroid creams or ointments are sometimes used to clear up the rash more quickly. Injections of steroids directly into the rings may also be effective. Some health care providers may choose to freeze the bumps with liquid nitrogen.
People with severe or widespread cases may need ultraviolet light therapy or oral medications.
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