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Knee and elbow have dry skin, cracks and hard to remove, keeps peeling. Sounds like?

my daughter has very hard dry skin on the inside of her elbow and backs of knees.Her underarms are also dark brown and peeling the dry skin seems to be appearing in the cracks of her skin and is very hard to remove. We are using dermol and elocon and have also used a bacterial/fungus cream which reduced soreness under the arm but the skin is peeling and brown.I know my daughter has atopic ezema but there seems to be something else going on. she s had oral steriods and antibiotics .
Asked On : Thu, 10 Jan 2013
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ECZEMA IS ALLERGIC STEROIDS CAN TRIGGER FUNGUS INFECTIONS AS FUNGAL IS COMMON IN THE SWEATR AREAS LIKE YOU HAVE WRITTEN
YOU HAVE TO TREAT ALLERGY BY CONSULT ALLERGY SPECIALIST WHO CAN DIAGNOSE AND TREAT ACCORDING TO CAUSE
FOR FUNGUS ADD FLUCONAZOLE 150 G ONCE A WK FOR 2 MONTHS
KEEP DRY AIRY SWEAT FREE
APPLY ANTIFUNGAL OINTMENT AND POWDERS IN AFFECTED PARTS ANTIALLERGIC USIN FOR ECZEMA CAN COVER ITCHING OF THESE PARTS ALSO
Answered: Mon, 29 Jul 2013
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