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A 55-year-old male asked:

I have itchy skin/eczema. been to dermatologist and supplied with creams etc. stays same. been to gp and treated with cortisone. symptoms suppressed. stop cortisone and symptoms appear immediately. mainly legs, upper arms and sides of stomach. help?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
GP: Sounds like your issues will still be best addressed by your GP. Many skin rashes are steroid sensitive, best will be to secure a diagnosis based on which clear expectations are set, such as what to expect going forward, duration of treatment and so on.
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