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Scaly Skin? (pic)

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  • Posted By: weirdskin808
  • July 26, 2011
  • 05:08 PM

Hello

I have a scaly patch of skin on my arm that has been growing in size for the past 4 years. It does not itch and, to me, it looks vaguely similar to if you let glue dry on your skin. I saw a doctor for it and he prescribed Lamasil. I followed that for three months with no resolution. I know this is bad, but after the Lamasil failed I figured it was a fungal infection so I tried clorox, ACV, Grapeseed, but none of that worked either. My doctor had retired so I went to my new one and told her the history about it. She said (can you believe this?) ''Nothing stands out to me, so if it itches put some hydrocortizone cream on it.'' That was it. I am so disgusted with how horrible of a doctor she is that I refuse to go back.

Anyway, I just started trying 0.5% coal tar until I can find a decent doctor.

Thought i'd take a chance in the meantime to see if anyone has ever seen this before. Thanks.

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