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Anthony Bray MD, Physician
Category: Dermatology
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Experience:  14 years of Family Practice Experience including most dermatology problems
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I have a rash on the front of my neck. It doesn't hurt or

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I have a rash on the front of my neck. It doesn't hurt or itch, but tends to get really dry
JA: OK. The Doctor will need to help you with this. Please give me a bit more information, so the Doctor can help you best.
Customer: on March 4th I had a allergic reaction to shellfish, at that point my entire face swelled up and later became really dry. I noticed my neck became itchy around that time.
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should be aware of?
Customer: my face is back to normal, but my eye lids are still really dry, and I have this dry patch/rash on my neck still
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Anthony Bray MD replied 1 year ago.


From your history it sounds that you may have some residual eczema from your recent generalized allergic reaction. I would recommend applying to dry area a moisturizing lotion twice a day ( I like one with aloe but many brands are fine ) Also apply 1 percent hydrocortisone once a day to this area for up to 2 weeks ...

Eczema is a combination of dryness and hypersensitivity of skin ...

So treating the dryness and reducing inflammation with MILD topical steroid for limited time should give you good result ...

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Anthony Bray MD