A 38-year-old female asked:
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How to heal rash from wool sweater I wore over 2 weeks ago. Very itchy red dots. Using hydrocortisone anti-itch cream not enough. Constantly itching.

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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Try moisturizer: The itching may be from dry skin and i would suggest that you apply a moisturizer immediately after bathing on a regular basis. If they get worse or not responding to moisturizer, see doctor . Gold Bond anti-itch may be helpful in controlling the itching.
Answered on Dec 8, 2014
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