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A 27-year-old male asked:

after taking loratadine and application of dermersone cream for mild eczema, red itchy spots appeared on my arms, legs, shoulders and back. after scratching, some of the spots burst and pus leaked out. is this a side effect of the medicine or drug allergy

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Allergy: Could be either. Sounds like dermatitis. Consult dermatologist and hold off on meds. Until seen.
Dr. Paul Williams
Allergy and Immunology 28 years experience
Possible infection: This sound more like a secondary infection of your eczema rather than a side effect of the medication. See your doctor.

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