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Rash on sides of face

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  • October 30, 2006
  • 08:53 AM

Symptoms - Red rash about the same size on both sides of face around the sideburn area. Runs in front of lower part of ear all the way over to the back of the ear (both sides). I have a couple of Pimple looking bumps just above the hair line in the hair that haven't gone away in two years. The rash has been there for about a year. I do break out with bumps on face and so far the only thing that makes it go away is Cortizone. The rash on the side of the face will not go away.

I have been to the doctor and she thinks its Eczema but I'm not so sure I completely agree with her. She gave me a facial steriod for the breakout on my face which seems to do the trick for that but, again, the rash stays. It is dry and itchy. Cortizone helps the itch.

Once in a while I get a pain where the rash is like its affecting the nerve.

I also break out once in a while on the inner thigh where I sweat. Cortizone also seems to aleviate that for a few days.

Any ideas?

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