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Have rash on the wrist. No medication till now. What could be cause and the solution for this?

i have a rash on my wrist for about 5 days now. It doesn't itch or have any strange sensation at all. look like a burn you'd get while cooking. But it's not. It seems to have a tiny blister forming. The rash is more brownish tint then red. Any ideas of what this may be? Also, I have not and not wear jewelry on that wrist. i was concerned about shingles or scabbies (but highly unlikely) i do not have any other noticeable rash or markings anywhere. I'm thinking i may have gotten this at the gym. this part of my wrist touches shared mats.

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Asked On : Sat, 23 Mar 2013
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Welcome to health care magic.
From your description, it seems to me that you have an irritant contact dermatitis to some external irritant. Did you use a new watch? Did you have any exposure to plants or any chemicals? These can cause an irritant reaction. You could use a topical steroid preparation for about 10-14 days.
Hope this helped you.
Take care.
Answered: Fri, 28 Jun 2013
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