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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   im on holiday in australia, and iv occured a rash on my chin which has proceced to spread all over my chin and now my nose, it is very sore and scabby, i saw a doctor he said i need antibiotics but i cant get perscribed as im not regeistered what do you reccomend i use till i go home? i have bought a bottle of pure tee tree oil which i think is doing the job but is there any thing else, and i think its dermatitis?
Doctor :   let me read
User :   ok
Doctor :  
use acnelak soap it is a antibiotic soap
Doctor :   it is available as otc
Doctor :   don't use alcohol based lotions on the skin
Doctor :  
it will worsen the dermatitis
User :   was using rock salk aswel
User :   salt i mean sorry
Doctor :   yeah it is sodium chloride
Doctor :   it also acts as antiseptic

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