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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.

Hello

Please attach a picture here

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

eczema

autoimmune disease

infection

rare skin condition

allergy

toxic reaction.

That really should be the next step.

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