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Experience:  30 years practice in general and cosmetic dermatology
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I've been diagnosed with Spongiform Dermatitis. I'm a ship's

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I've been diagnosed with Spongiform Dermatitis. I'm a ship's engineer, and am heading back out to sea for a month. The last time I was out, my issue led to a massive staph infection, I had to leave the ship. I'm trying to figure out what it is that I'm allergic to. I'm seeing worsening indications both at home, and at work. Changed laundry detergent, changed soap, eat a healthy diet and am avoiding gluten. I know that I've develpoed a sensitivity to diesel fuel over the years.
Thoughts?
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Dermatology
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Have been prescribed Triamcinolone Acetonide, and Clobetasol Propionate. Also have Methylprednisone for emergency. Have used that once to good effect however, symptoms returned within 2 days of completing course.
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Expert:  Dr. S. Attili replied 8 months ago.
Hello. I am Dr. Venkat Attili, Dermatologist and Dermatopathologist with over 10 years of experience in this field. I am here to assist you and will answer your questions to your complete satisfaction. Can you please upload a picture at your convenience? Here are the site's instructions if you need help doing that: http://ww2.justanswer.com/help/how-do-i-send-photo-or-file-expert-0