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Rash outbreak with sunburn, spreading throughout the body. Treatment advise?

To whom it may concern, I have been looking for any help concerning a rash that only goes away when I get a sunburn . It s spreading outward now and I have been to see two doctors and nothing seems to work. I have one on my stomach , one on my thighs on the inside on front that goes around and is now on my butt. If you can help with this please help God bless, J.
Asked On : Mon, 24 Sep 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Thanks for writing in.

The condition you are describing can be photodermatitis.
Effective oral and topical medications are now available for photodermatitis .

My advise to you would be to use topical hydrocortisone cream with good moisturizer.

Sun exposure can aggravate photodermatitis.Keeping the sunprotection is important to treat hyperpigmentation. Use sunscreen with SPF 50.

Consult a good dermatologist who can provide you with these options along with effective oral prescription medicines.

Hope this helps.

MD Dermatologist
Answered: Tue, 16 Oct 2012
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