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Itchy area, scabbing on inner thigh between hip and knee. Tried anti-histamine, lotrimine, mild relief. Permanent cure?

I have an itchy area up on the inner thigh between the hip and knee that started as three tiny bumps grouped together. It is terribly irritating. I tried anti- histamine it did not work. Zinc oxide , it did not work. Lotrimine lowered the itchiness but resulted in more little pricks and redness. This is on about three weeks. Size of the scab is about a dime. Is there anything I could use to make this to heal? Thank you.
Asked On : Tue, 26 Mar 2013
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Dermatologist 's  Response

Thanks for your query.

You seem to have developed neuro dermatitis.
This is an eczematous skin condition.
It is associated with extreme itching.

You need to keep the area hydrated by applying good amount of moisturizers and oils.

Apply some topical steroid cream over the affected area twice a day.

You may need oral antihistamines for the itching.

Hope it helps

Dr Geetika Paul
Answered: Fri, 28 Jun 2013
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