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what can i do about my 10yo's eczema which started as rash around corner of mouth now spread to cheek and back of neck? prevention and treatment?

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Dr. Paul Carter
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Determine cause.: One of the most important elements in treating eczematous rashes is to determine the cause if possible. See an allergist or dermatologist for evaluation. If needed, allergy testing should be performed.
Answered on Dec 20, 2012
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