A 59-year-old female asked:
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can excema cause a lot of physical pain? i have it in my left elbow, and sometimes when i think its almost gone i stop putting ointment on, i noticed if i put ointment on the pain goes down, i thought it would be like having a rash, not painful

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Eczema: The skin rash from eczema oftentimes gets raised and dry. This can crack and also dry out and cause pain
Answered on Dec 3, 2019
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