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A 38-year-old female asked about a 65-year-old female:

Ive been using band aid adhesive tape. it has left red irritation where they were. its been there for few days now. is there anything i could put on it ? i have thin elastic skin from ehlers-danlos syndrome. i always have trouble with adhesives?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Caution: You might try a very thin layer of over the counter 1/2 % hydrocortizone cream twice a day. It is good for such irritation but overuse can thin the skin some.

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Last updated Nov 23, 2020

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