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A 49-year-old male asked:

I have a rash on my left elbow, forearm and hand for about a week. itchy, breaks open when scratched. put neosporin excema cream on it to stop itching?

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Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Contact Dermatitis: Sounds like contact dermatitis. Try an OTC hydrocortisone cream and an oral antihistamine. If that does not relieve the symptoms, see your physician for evaluation.
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