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Legs get circular dry patches that turn black, no improvement with creams. How can I clear these and stop its recurrence?

I have circular dry patches that turn dark on my legs and it looks horrible. I have been to a dermatologist and the prescribed cream that doesn t help restore my skin. What is the problem with specialists doctors if they don t help the problem? All I want is these dark starts to clear and stop reappearing. I m ashamed to wear skirts or show any legs at all.
Asked On : Fri, 21 Sep 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
hi,circular dry patches on the legs are due to nummular eczema .it is due to dryness of the skin.these patches turn dark after repeated itching.
avoid repeated washing of the legs ,washing the clothes.use a good moisteriser like elovera imf twice daily. apply dipsalic ointment in the first week and momate in the second week to decrease both the dryness and darkness.
use moisteriser even after complete treatment to decrease the recurrences
Answered: Wed, 4 Sep 2013
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