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I have a skin condition on My leg like eczema I need a

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Hi I have a skin condition on My leg like eczema I need a opinion please what I should use
JA: How long have you been dealing with the skin issue? Have you noticed any major changes in your overall skin or nails recently?
Customer: About a year and it's not going down. Overall skin is ok
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: No
Submitted: 10 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Baker replied 10 days ago.
Thank you for contacting Just Answer
Expert:  Dr Baker replied 10 days ago.

I am sorry to hear, can you provide a photo demonstrating this please?

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
File attached (56563QT)
Expert:  Dr Baker replied 10 days ago.

Thank you. What have you done about this so far please?

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Iv literally been using different types of creams
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
It started abit small but as it was itchy at times then got bigger
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Hi
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Are you still there
Expert:  Dr Baker replied 10 days ago.

I am here

Expert:  Dr Baker replied 10 days ago.

Can you be more specific, what types of creams? Anything on prescription?

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Nothing on prescription, only over counter creams like epaderm etc
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Does it seem very serious
Expert:  Dr Baker replied 10 days ago.

It is very inflamed. It does not look serious. I would suggest a potent steroid, Eumovate for example, in addition to an emollient you have been using.

You should contact your GP about this.

Alternatively are you looking for a private clinic?

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
I can order the cream you suggested and try it, and if it does not make a difference yes I would like a private clinic
Expert:  Dr Baker replied 10 days ago.

Okay, You would need a prescription for a steroid though, your GP can provide this.

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
OK I will make a appointment with the GP and ask for this eumovate cream.
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Thank you for your help really appreciate it
Expert:  Dr Baker replied 10 days ago.

That is my pleasure, I hope that it helps.

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Thank you. But is it 100% nothing to worry about etc having my leg amputated or anything
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Or any serious disease
Expert:  Dr Baker replied 10 days ago.

This does not look vascular, so I do not think it is anything serious.

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Thank you.
Expert:  Dr Baker replied 10 days ago.

That is my pleasure, take care.