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Have bumps, itchy, burning sensation and rash in hand and feet. Have been on antibiotics. Have RA. What to do?

I have RA/ For over two months, I have been having trouble with my feet nd hands peeling. My feet and ankles have these red bumps or rash that is red scaly, icthy, and has a burning sensation sometimes. I have been on an antibiotic and use cerave cream and renewal. It itch so bad that sometimes I dd have a little blood come out. The schin is not smooth like my other skin. What do you think I have?
Asked On : Thu, 4 Apr 2013
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Dermatologist 's  Response

You are having R A

And you are having rash on hands and feet.

There are itching and burning .

You are taking antibiotics.

It seems that it may be either drug induced rash or contact allergic dermatitis.

You consult dermatologist for perfect diagnosis and treatment.

Change the antibiotic drug.

Take short course of steroids.

Take antihistaminics till itching is relieved.

Apply mild steroid cream on affected areas.

Avoid soap bath, you can take dettol bath.

Avoid stress and worries.

I hope you got my answer.


Dr. Ilyas Patel MD
Answered: Sun, 23 Jun 2013
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