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  • Posted By: BETH27584
  • June 14, 2007
  • 07:45 PM

I posted a few days ago about my sisters hand rash... Does any one have any ideas what could cause a rash that is localized in the palms of both hands - is evidently not contagious (her 7 year old hasn't caught it). The bumbs seem to be in a circle - wide circles that cross each other. She says it itches and is really sore. She is now putting Hydrocortisone cream on them. she was using neosporin. I know that this might not seem like a big deal - but she's a waitress supporting a 7 year old and could possibly lose her job over a rash. She needs her job. So if any one has an idea please let me know!!!! We've tried ringworm treatments, neosporin and now hydrocortisone...

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  • Friend was a paper pusher and had same thing...ended up being jock itch
    Anonymous 42789 Replies Flag this Response
  • It sounds to me like an allergic reaction of some sort. Is the hydrocortisone cream not working (I would have expected it to)? Maybe show the rash to a pharmacist and ask his opion on a more potent steroid (clobetasone butyrate?).
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  • The hydrocortisone cream hasn't helped either. She is going to the pharmacy today to try and find out about a stronger steroid. If that doesn't work she will finally have insurance - the middle of next month - if they continue to let her work with her palms so broken out.
    BETH27584 31 Replies Flag this Response
  • scabies?contact dermatitis?herpes whitlow?
    rad-skw 1605 Replies Flag this Response
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