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It's back to scaly again and not as shiny, but it's really itchy and irritated. These pictures don't show how red it is, but it hopefully gives you an idea of nature of the rash.
Well I guess it does show how red it is, looks better on the computer than the camera. And it has also gotten bigger yet again.
Thank you for the photographs. This looks to be an allergic contact dermatitis. To what it would be difficult to say. There are a number of possible contactants. In my opinion it would be a good idea to use a mid-potent steroid such as Topicort Ointment applied twice a day. Since I am not positive from the photographs, I would place you on an oral antibiotic such as Omnicef 300 mg twice a day. I am not sure whether this might have become "super-infected". which means a rash that begins as a dermatitis, but becomes infected from scratching. Instead of seeing the aesthetician, I would feel more comfortable about it, if you consulted your dermatologist.
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