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15 Jan 2006
hi there. i had a bit of roughness on my neck and i went to pharmisist and she told me it looks like axema (or something), an type off allergy to metal. she then gave me stopich to use for about five days. however, about a month back i had some burns on my neck due to selsun shampoo for a fungus and i also used stopitch for about seven days on my neck and it went away. now i just want to know is it ok for me to use stopitch again now due to "thining of the skin"? and how long before this axema will go away?
It sounds like a type of allergic contact dermatitis. Stopitch, a 1% hydrocortizone cream should be perfect for this and also perfectly safe to use. Thinning of the skin comes into play in long term use - You're probably not going to use it for more than 7 days.
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