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Red itchy rash on stomach, contact dermatitis, itchy, dry, bumps. Causes for symptoms?

i have a red itchy dark rash patch on my stomach below my belly button for a few months now. recently it has been itchier then ever and has gotten a little bigger and raised on my skin. i beleive it might be some type of dermatitis maybe contact dermatitis but i cant be to sure. i tend to shave in the same area where i have the patch (happy trail) and maybe the razor i was using at the time was a bit old which i already threw out once i noticed the rash 3-4 months ago but its still itchy and bumpy and dry. please help me ease my mind i am a very paranoid person.
Asked On : Sun, 21 Oct 2012
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Allergist and Immunologist 's  Response
it can be allergic or fungal or both
in some patients allergy occur on same portion whenever exposed to specific allergen
i medicines taken even if sos like paracetamol calcium vitamins diet suppliments or other problems can trigger it
can be oils shampoo cooking oil soaps and body application materials
can corelate or consult allergy doctor who can help to find the cause
attime can use anti allergic tab
histocalamine and anti allergic ointment in affected area of skin
you can also add fluconazole 150 mg once awk for 4-6 wk to counter any fungal effect
Answered: Sun, 25 Aug 2013
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Dermatologist Dr. Rahul Kumar's  Response
Thanks for the query,

You have developed an allergic reaction.

It is possible that any cream or other product used during shaving caused you allergy.

Apply a mild steroid lotion like desonide,

Also take an antihistamine tablet.

This will give you some relief.

Please meet a dermatologist for exact diagnosis.

Let me know if you have any other doubt.

you can ask a direct question to me on this forum, following the below link.

Wishing you a good health.
Thank you
Answered: Sat, 24 Aug 2013
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