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My son has a patch of what I believe is eczema. He has had

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Hi,My son has a patch of what I believe is eczema. He has had eczema issues in the past, so I just put a steroid cream on him for a week to get rid of it. Steroid cream was prescribed by dermatologist. The patch went away for about 10 days and now it’s back! I can see it slowly getting worse again. Do you think I need another steroid? I’m just really trying not to go into the GP / dermatologist right now, so wanted to see if there’s anything else I can do for it? Many thanks!!

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please send a pic of the rash

phonecall not needed

Please what steroid cream?

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Thank you, I’ll send one right now. It’s Daktacourt from his dermatologist.
Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Customer: replied 11 days ago.
This is when it was at its worst. It’s not that bad right now. I can’t get a photo because he’s asleep on it. Sorry
Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Sorry writing so much. She also prescribed him a fucibet for when it gets really bad, but I know it’s strong and wanted to try this one first.

ok, daktacort is for fungal infection mainly

fucibet more for bacterial infection

Well its a case of trying one first and seeing which works

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Okay. Is it okay to use it for another week in hopes it goes away? I just did a week maybe 10 days ago, so just making sure it’s not too much

Does not appear fungal to me

I'll recommend going for the fucibet as you've already had the daktacort cream

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Okay I will. Thank you so much! Just wanted to make sure because he’s 4 years old. Appreciate your time.

oh, fucibet are used in babies also, so its fine

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Oh that’s very reassuring! Thank you again!

you're welcome

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