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Red and course rash on right thumb across hand. Took antibiotics. Reason for rashes?

Doctor, I awaken this morning and notice a rash from the bottom of my right thumb inch across the back of my hand? The surface of rash is red & coarse. I was on my last day of antibiotics , which I last took at 11am , but did have a glass of wine at 6:30pm with italian food. During my taking antibiotices I did not drink at all. I only comsume alcohol 4 times a year. ???
Asked On : Sun, 24 Mar 2013
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thanks for your query.

You seed to have developed an eczema of the thumb.

You need treatment with topical steroid creams.

Oral antihistamines can be taken for the associated discomfort and itching.

Avoid using any oils or moisturizers over the affected area.

Hope it helps

Dr Geetika Paul
Answered: Fri, 28 Jun 2013
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