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red areas still there 6weeks treatment is this usual

Postby itchycoo on Tue Mar 12, 2019 9:16 pm

after 9/12 diagnosed with nummular eczema had strong cortisone cream 2 weeks medium strength 2weeks
a further week of medium cream and emollients tried 4 all made skin itchy or dried it out I have red places about size if 5piece coin not fading do you think I may have infection in skin and what do I do next
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Re: red areas still there 6weeks treatment is this usual

Postby Marcie Mom on Tue Mar 19, 2019 9:04 am

Hi! Am not familiar with it but you can consider trying an antiseptic like chlorhexidine gluconate diluted and then moisturize, or an antimicrobial cleanser? Some of these may be drying, so be sure to moisturize, but generally helpful to prevent staph bacteria infection, take care!
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