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What is my skin rash and how do i treat it? i have a rash on my wrist that appeared a week or so ago. i have tried antifungal cream and triple antibiotic ointment. it itches like crazy and i can't stop scratching. at it's worst the rash was cracked and

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Dr. James Seward
Dermatology 22 years experience
There : There are several possibilities including psoriasis, eczema, lichen planus, and skin allergy. I would recommend that you only use a gentle cleanser when cleaning your hands (like cerave or cetaphil), and use a moisturizer cream such as aquaphor, cetaphil, eucerin, or cetaphil cream twice daily. If not better after a week or so, consider a trip to a dermatologist who can make an accurate diagnosis and formulate a good treatment plan for you. You might need a steroid cream/ointment to clear this up. I hope that helps!
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Unsure: This rash would likely need to be examined and more history obtained to be able to provide you with useful input about the diagnosis or possible treatment.

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