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Suggest treatment for itchy skin around the neck

I have a rash around my neck that has got worse over the past five weeks. My skin itches and peels off daily. I was taking an antibiotic when I first noticed it. Quit the antibiotic after 5 days due to upset stomach. The med SMZ/TMP DSL (SP) 800-160 Tab
Tue, 24 Mar 2015
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Hi, welcome to HCM,
Most common rash over neck is lichen simplex chronicus. it has nothing to do with antibiotics.
apply mid potent steroid 2 times a day and emollient 2-3 times a day. take tan cetirizine 10 mg at night.
hope this will relieve your symptoms.
thanks
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Suggest treatment for itchy skin around the neck

Hi, welcome to HCM, Most common rash over neck is lichen simplex chronicus. it has nothing to do with antibiotics. apply mid potent steroid 2 times a day and emollient 2-3 times a day. take tan cetirizine 10 mg at night. hope this will relieve your symptoms. thanks