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is dry or cracking skin a symptom of contact dermatitis (rash)

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Ellis
42 years experience Family Medicine
Dermatitis: A rash that worsens with exposure to water happens to some people. A topical steroid cream and cotton glove application especially at bedtime can help ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Rash: If it is petechiae your doctor would have told you it petechiae. If it spreads then it is a concern and needs to be worked out
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Klein
41 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Steroid creams: Check what you were using such as laundry detergent, soaps and moisturizers. Any of them may be the cause. Cheer free is a good detergent for many p ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Keep it clean: Moisturize it if dry and chaffed, then apply hydrocortisone 1% OTC twice a day for few days, avoid the band aid, if that doesn't help see your doctor
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Re-evaluation: Depending on the treatment, allergic contact dermatitis can last several days to a month. If would be worthwhile to re-check with a doctor and specif ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Powlin Manuel
51 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Contact dermatitis?: Good morning, it is possible that you had contact with the same contact allergens in other areas of body, based on the chance of having exposed to t ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angel Arturo Moya Marquez
Specializes in General Practice
Contact dermatitis: Contact dermatitis is a type of allergic reaction. The best way to avoid it is to avoid whatever is causing the allergy. It could be insulation, dust, ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
A few weeks: Since there was significant inflammation on the skin which is often aggravated by scratching, it may takes a few weeks for the discoloration to subsid ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tipu Sultan
Specializes in Allergy
Better than both: depends how sever rash you have. If not severe and not oozing hydrocortisone cream 1% can be obtained OTC if sever see PCP. Domeboro is helpful for oo ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Stop the med now: If you develop a rash while on tetracycline, discontinue it immediately and contact the prescribing physician.

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