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Onlinedoc, General Physician
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Experience:  B.A.M.S with experience in Medicine,Ayurveda, Integrative, CAM
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I have a spot on my hand that started as an itch and now it

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I have a spot on my hand that started as an itch and now it is painful to the touch, and turning brownish. I was cleaning my garage and dont recall being bitten. I work as a firefighter and have it covered up so I do not infect it. I have a picture if there is capability to send.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Onlinedoc replied 1 year ago.

Hi, I'm Dr.Nitika-a board certified physician. Welcome to JustAnswer. I'm reviewing your question now, and will post back with your reply ASAP.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It was larger this morning. It started as just little red bumps that itched. And there was some oozing, nothing major. I have attched a picture. There are no blisters. Thank you!
Expert:  Onlinedoc replied 1 year ago.


Sorry for late reply and inconvenience.

As per your picture,it's contact dermatitis.

You should apply OTC 1% hydrocortisone cream and continue neosporin twice a day.

Also take OTC Advil and Zyrtec.

You should avoid scratching.

If it's getting worse over the time then see your doctor for further management.

Hope this helps.
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you very much for your help!!!
Expert:  Onlinedoc replied 1 year ago.

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