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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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    What causes swelling, redness and pustules in hand?

My daughter-in-law was cleaning the backyard with gloves on. When she took her bath last night her hands was red before going to bed. this morning they was swelling look like there pus on her hands and up to her arm. Don t know what cause it. Could it be a chemical burn?
Mon, 16 Mar 2015
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it's Irritant contact dermatitis to chemical ..wash it repeatedly and start Tab Prednisolone 10 mg and Tab Levocetrizine 5mg daily for 5 days..and apply Clobetasol cream twice a day .
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