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A 28-year-old male asked:

7 month long dry red rash on finger joints, circular red eczema on side of right hand, symptoms spreading slowly up arm in random spots which then expand. healthy otherwise. had eczema briefly on elbows while a child, otherwise new. what's going on?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Treatment/Derm: A Dermatology referral from your PCP is recommended. Watch for swelling and pain associated with the rash. Eczema lotion may be applied several times per day as well as a low dose steroid topic cream twice daily. Avoid harsh soaps and detergent.

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Last updated Nov 16, 2020

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