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My son has a rash on his cheeks, I have carried out a

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My son has a rash on his cheeks, I have carried out a tumbler test and it disappears when pressure is applied. So I thought it could be slapped cheek, but it is now spreading to his eyelids and under his chin. Is this cause for concern?
JA: How long have you been dealing with this? Is your eyelid swollen at all?
Customer: Eyelids not swollen, but has been suffering with sty type lumps for a week or 2. Rash started just under a week ago
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Customer: It's for my son and he does suffer from severe psoriasis

Hi there,
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Please post a pic of the concerned area to provide your with precise diagnosis and treatment plan.

Customer: replied 12 days ago.
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Customer: replied 12 days ago.
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These are due to severe atopic dermatitis.

Due to his history of psoriasis, he is at risk for atopic dermatitis.

Topical steroid ointment is recommended.

He can start with Hydrocortisone ointment twice daily for 10 days.

Petrolatum jelly can be used to avoid dryness.

Customer: replied 12 days ago.
Can I get hydrocortisone ointment over the counter?


Customer: replied 12 days ago.
Are there different types or strengths that I need to specify?

Only one type available 1% without prescription.

Customer: replied 12 days ago.
OK great, am I OK to apply this to his eyelids though?

On top yes

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Customer: replied 12 days ago.
Thank you so much for your time, and your help. Stay safe

welcome and best wishes