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Can i upload photos of skin issue here and ask dermatologist opinion?

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you been dealing with the skin issue? Have you noticed any major changes in your overall skin or nails recently?

About two weeks, my derm gave me clendamycin for folliculitis butf it is healing strangely

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

Not really, may have had this once before but it presented differently

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
i had folliculitis. Just showed up one morning. I was exercising a lot over weekend and had previously trimmed some hair from my arms with electric buzzer. This was about 2 weeks ago. Started out as red bumps without pus around what appeared to be follicles. Mostly on right arm, but a few similar on left. My dermatologist gave me clendamycin. And while they have flattened and are not itching as much they are now dry crusty patches. Here is two shots. One is a zoom in.
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Is this normal for for folliculitis or could it be something else.

That doesn't look like folliculitis at this point

It looks like inflammatory eczema

For now you can try over the counter 1% hydrocortisone cream twice a day for a week to clear it up

But if that doesn't work you'd need prescription tacrolimus cream

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Can thay result from itching the folliculitis too much? I have triamciclone 0.1% would that work?

Yes--scratching can do that

The triamcinolone would be fine

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Seems like they are less flakey but growing wider and more red

That's a typical reaction to the triamcinolone

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
The peeling edges too? Im attaching

That's all just from the cream and actually it's working

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Thanks doc. Will keep using

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