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Category: Dermatology
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Experience:  14 years of Family Practice Experience including most dermatology problems
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My son has this rash on his knee and elbow and is spreading

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Hi my son has this rash on his knee and elbow and is spreading trying to figure out what it is
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Anthony Bray MD replied 2 months ago.

Hello!

Can you post pictures of his rash ?

The locations sound suspicious for eczema as common ( elbows and knees ) that if his cause is combination of dryness and allegic type sensitivity ...if this a combination of moisturizing lotion plus a mild steroid cream twice a day ( OTC 1 percent hydrocortisone ) may help

Let me see if you may be able to post pics ...that would be helpful

Let me know if you have further questions or concerns

Best regards ***** ***** !

Anthony Bray MD

Expert:  Anthony Bray MD replied 2 months ago.

Does rash itch ?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Ok I thought it was that and I am doing that already but it's not working- please tell me how to send the pic
Expert:  Anthony Bray MD replied 2 months ago.

Hi again,

You may be able to attach a picture file if your toolbar above where you type has paperclip icon ..the tap that and It may ask what file to attach and go from there ..

You may send to address on site such as photobucket.com and give me address ( may take me longer to get to that however....)

Expert:  Anthony Bray MD replied 2 months ago.

How long has rash been present?

How long have you tried treatment?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
been about 1 month just sent pics to email that u sent response from - it does itch
Expert:  Anthony Bray MD replied 2 months ago.

Ok if you sent to email then request customer service to send on to me

So far I suspect stubborn case of eczema but want to get a look ...email does not come up to the page I am responding on here ...

His doctor may prescribe stronger steroid as the OTC 1 percent hydrocortisone is weaker than Rx versions ...( Kenalog , Elocon many others )

Trial of Sarna lotion or Aquaphor / gel with aloe may help too

Twice a day moisturizer applications ....

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Hi doc having difficulty thanks for your help customer service has no record of me talking to you or sending the pic- very disappointed; thanks
Expert:  Anthony Bray MD replied 2 months ago.

Hello again,

I'm sorry to hear of you having trouble ...

You may ( if you wish ) send pics to photobucket.com -- then leave address here ....

Again sorry this isn't smoother for you ---