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Boils on skin due to dettol allergy ,problem is persisting after consulting, please give your suggestion

Had a cut and bruised knee after a fall durign a game of cricket. Cleaned it wth dettol antiseptic and put betadine ointment on the same for a few days. Now the skin surrounding the cut has developed boils (like from burns) and the boils have watery fluid, which comes out when they break. and this is leading to its spread in the skin. Consulted a skin specialist, but the problem is persisting. plz guide. Regards Leya
Asked On : Tue, 16 Mar 2010
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Dermatologist 's  Response
u seem to have an allergic contact dermatitis becoz of either dettol or betadiene..does it itch / burn...what else have u been applying? did u experience such symptoms earlier with application of either betadiene or dettol? it wil be worthwhile if u cud send ur pics on for a precise diagnosis.
till then t allegra 180 mg once a day for itching and fucibet cream for local application twice a day wud help
Answered: Fri, 25 Jun 2010
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You shall need antibiotics I gues. If it is infection then it does take some time.

Answered: Fri, 19 Mar 2010
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