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Rash on upper arm, very noticeable after showering, another rash present on neck. Cure?

Hey I have a rash on my upper left arm that is only very noticeable when I get out of the shower, it only itches a little bit and usually only itches when I get out of the shower...I also have a rash on my neck on the same side that seems to be very scaly/dry...the one on the neck is constantly there but the arm only occurs when I get out of the shower....why could this be? My work doesn t offer health care and I m concerned, thanks
Asked On : Fri, 29 Mar 2013
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Hi Bdubuk,
Thanks for writing your query.

After reading your post, it seems that your rash seems to be due to dermatitis.

You can take antihistaminic like Levocetrizine 5 mg once a day.
Also apply locally skin cream containing antifungal like miconazole, antbiotic like gentamycin and a steroid like betamethasone. You can repeat this application 3-4 times a day on the rash.

If the problem persists, get yourself examined clinically by a Dermatologist.
I hope this is helpful to you.
Answered: Fri, 29 Mar 2013
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