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My daughter has a skin condition which is spreading. It's

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My daughter has a skin condition which is spreading. It's itchy, flaky and sore. We don't know what it is
Submitted: 12 months ago.
Category: Medical
Customer: replied 12 months ago.
She's had lots of different creams for eczema, psoriasis, impetigo and courses of very strong antibiotics. Nothing is working.
Customer: replied 12 months ago.
Sometimes it goes crusty. Then it gets infected and cracks and bleeds. It's always itchy
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 11 months ago.


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Customer: replied 11 months ago.
I'm sending the pictures
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 11 months ago.

Looks like eczema.

It can be complicated by infection.

I would have a punch biopsy sent to the lab.

Easy to do.

This will show if it is


autoimmune disease


rare skin condition


toxic reaction.

That really should be the next step.

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