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I got a red patch on my back and after a few days another

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I got a red patch on my back and after a few days another appeared on my thigh then smaller patches started to appear around it.
Assistant: How long have you had the symptoms? What seems to make the symptoms worse or better?
Customer: Around 2 weeks now. It gets itchy when I shower and at night
Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I’ve had history of eczema and thought this was a flare up

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Can you please post pictures of the rash?

Have you used anything for this as yet?

Customer: replied 6 days ago.
Customer: replied 6 days ago.
I tried my advantan cream which was what I was given before for my eczema when it appeared on my back but that didn’t work. And when a larger one appeared around my thighs I tried anti fungal cream as well but didn’t work too.
Customer: replied 6 days ago.
This appeared on my back first
Customer: replied 6 days ago.
Then around my bikini line
Customer: replied 6 days ago.
Then smaller patches started to appear
Customer: replied 6 days ago.
Then my chest and sides

This does look like an eczema flareup from the pictures and the characteristic itchiness when you take a hot bath or sleep is also seen in eczema. If the topical steroid (advantan) and the anti-fungal cream have not worked, then it is time for stronger topical preparations which can only be given by your Dermatologist, this can include Clobetasol etc. Sometimes, a short course of methylprednisolone given orally can help with these and provide quick relief.

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Customer: replied 6 days ago.
Thank you so much