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What causes red itchy bumps and sores on lower legs?

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Posted on Thu, 14 May 2015
Question: Yes. I have tiny red bumps that showed yp on my lower legs that itched, turned into sores, scabbed over with a hard scab and are still there. didn't completely heal and still itch.
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Answered by Dr. Neel Kudchadkar (20 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Apply these medicines.

Detailed Answer:
Dear XXXX,

I would suggest you apply,

1. An ointment that contains a steroid with an antibiotic and an antifungal.
2. The steroid of choice is bethamethasone valerate.
3. The antibiotics that are of choice are either Gentamycin or Mupirocin.
4. The antifungals of choice are either miconazole or ketaconazole creams.
5. This can come in combination or seperate.
6. Contact me in 14 days once they heal fully.
7. Apply 3 times a day.

Thanks,
Dr. Neel Kudchadkar
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Brief Answer: Apply these medicines. Detailed Answer: Dear XXXX, I would suggest you apply, 1. An ointment that contains a steroid with an antibiotic and an antifungal. 2. The steroid of choice is bethamethasone valerate. 3. The antibiotics that are of choice are either Gentamycin or Mupirocin. 4. The antifungals of choice are either miconazole or ketaconazole creams. 5. This can come in combination or seperate. 6. Contact me in 14 days once they heal fully. 7. Apply 3 times a day. Thanks, Dr. Neel Kudchadkar