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Dr. Pravin
Dr. Pravin, Dermatologist
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Hello

Welcome and Thank you for your query posted.

My name is***** and being a Skin, Hair and Nail specialist I would be able to provide you with an appropriate solution to your concern.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Attached are photos

Thank you for the information provided.

Thank you for the photo sent. From the photo this looks like a chronic Eczema ( Dermatitis ) which can be treated as follows: CHRONIC ECZEMA IS AN INFLAMMATORY CONDITION ASSOCIATED WITH ITCHING AND THICKENING OF THE SKIN

Use Aveeno skin repair lotion once daily in the morning

Clean the area with Cetaphil soap daily

Take one tablet of Claritine once daily at night for 10 days

He can use 1 % Hydrocortisone cream on the area for 10 days.

Please do let me know if you have any further queries.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
what would be your opinion on what caused this as I have not seen this before? and will it reoccur?

You would need to continue with the Aveeno Skin repair lotion daily for a few months to prevent recurrence.

The Soap also can be used regularly to prevent this from recurring.

This can be triggered due to stress or anxiety or even certain medications like pain killers.
Do you Agree with what I have mentioned ?

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