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Pus filled itchy rashes on fingers and wrist which is spreading. Relieved on taking Methylprednisolone. Reappeared with itching and redness. Cure?

I had a red Rash on my fingers and wrist that went down to my elbow; on my hands where the skin is broken is is oozing a yellow liquid.. It was EXTREMELY itchy. I went to my PCP and they gave me Methylprednisolone in a 6 day pack. It almost made the rash go away, but i could just barely see a feint outline where it use to be. Now, it seems to be coming back again! The itch and the redness. Should I go back to my doctor, is there any hope it could go away on it s own? I ve been icing my itchy spots, because the heat was making it worse and itch more.
Asked On : Mon, 13 Aug 2012
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General Surgeon 's  Response
Hi
It could be skin problem with associated infection.
Apart from prednisolone,you should use antibiotics like Clindamycin and Cefuroxime.
You should keep that limb elevated.
Please consult a Dermatologist or General surgeon and proceed accordingly.
Wish you speedy recovery
Regards
Answered: Sun, 29 Sep 2013
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