Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
180 Doctors are Online

Persistent wrist rash that is flaking, keeps peeling, red, itchy dots cropping up adjacent to main rash

I am 54, male in generally good health. Developed a small wrist rash on left inside hand . Started with red horizontal rash, with skin flaking over rash, now three weeks later, rash has grown slightly and it seems to have difficulty in growing new skin over rash, keeps peeling. Red, littel dots/small pimples adjacent to main rash. A little bit of itchiness elsewhere, but no signs of rash like my wrist. Thoughts?
Asked On : Sat, 26 May 2012
Answers:  2 Views:  379
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Dermatologist 's  Response
hi Peter how are you , if it is in left wrist itchy patch it may be a contact dermatitis due to a wrist watch ,you first stop using wrist watches if it cures fine ,because nickel in back of wrist watches is one of most common cause of contact dermatitis . If not then go for 20% KOH skin scrapping mount for fungus test . with regards Dr Prakash Roy
Answered: Thu, 31 May 2012
I find this answer helpful
Dermatologist Dr. Puvvula Kishore Kumar's  Response
BHi..dear peer..,
Thanks for choosing HCM..,
it is due to Irritation of contact of metal..,
So use..,
1) Tab..Levocetrizine daily night times..,
2) Topical application of Betamethasone and gentamycin cream..,
for 2 times daily..,
3) Tasb Betamethsone tablets...1 mgdaily morning after tiffin
Answered: Fri, 1 Jun 2012
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor