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Dr. Chip, General pratice
Category: Dermatology
Satisfied Customers: 31145
Experience:  Years of outpatient experience treating dermatological problems
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Hi my wife has a skin condition that has spread around her

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Hi my wife has a skin condition that has spread around her torso and buttocks. It is a scaly type rash ,itches at night sometimes . She has tried darkarin an anti fungal but no change I can send a photo. She is with me and can answer questions


Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 3 years ago.
Hi--how long ago did this begin?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Roughly 2years ago started as a small area on stomach
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 3 years ago.
Sorry for the delay Toby--has this been biopsied?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Hi Dr Chip
No it hasn't been biopsied
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 3 years ago.
OK Toby--this looks like eczema and not a fungal infection so that's why the creams she's tried don't work. She needs something called tacrolimus cream which is by prescription and she needs an antihistamine like benadryl or Claritin for the itching since scratching will make this work. A dermatologist referral would be best for this, but a family doctor can prescribe these medications
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Thanks doctor


 

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 3 years ago.
Any time Toby but please be sure to rate my service to you
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Thanks dr chip. A very positive rating for your answer
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 3 years ago.
My pleasure Toby and call on me anytime
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Did you recieve a positive response from me
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 3 years ago.
Yes I did Toby--thank you. Was there anything else I can help you with?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
No .that's ok
I have just become a plumbing expert and wanted to make sure you had recieved a positive response .
Many thanks for you diagnosis once again.
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 3 years ago.
Welcome to the club my friend