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I'm really sorry about the delayed reply. Did not see your response till now. Thank you for the photograph. You rash is suggestive of either contact allergic dermatitis
or discoid eczema
. It might be worth seeing a dermatologist to get a patch test done to see if you are allergic to any of the common allergens found in day to day life. If so then avoiding these triggers helps significantly.
1. Daily use a good moisturizer (Aveeno, Cetaphil or Jergens) - at least twice a day. Preferably three-four times a day. This is the most important measure to prevent the rash coming back again and again.
2. Flovent cream (Fluticasone propionate) twice a day till the rash disappear, then once at night for 14-28 days after that. This should be combined with Mupirocin cream in a 1:1 ratio prior to application. Once the rash has subsided I start patients on Tacrolimus 0.03% ointment or Pimecrolimus cream for a few months to prevent a recurrence.
3. Tab Atarax 25 mg two to three times a day depending on the severity of the itching
4. Soap free body wash (Nivea makes a good one) for bathing - avoid soaps as much as possible.
5. General Precautions - only use luke warm water for bathing, keep away from dust, cotton socks only, avoid any perfumed foot creams..
Since these are prescription drugs, I would recommend seeing your family physician or dermatologist and discussing my recommendations.
Till you can, do all the general measures I've mentioned above and use a mixture of 1% Cortizone cream and Bacitracin ointment over the rash. Mix them in a 1:1 ratio.
Hope this information is helpful, please feel free to ask if any clarification is required.