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A 28-year-old male asked:

I have a dry, red itchy patch of skin isolated to my wrist area. lotion doesn't help, but antibacterial medicine does. what are your thoughts?

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Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dermatology 30 years experience
Could be infection: You may have a bacterial infection or a rash that started as eczema but became secondarily infected. It might also be a fungal infection or mixed infection. If it does not clear completely with antibacterial med you should see a doctor or dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment.
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