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29 Jul 2008

eczema, dry itchy patches
Hi, I have developed what I could only describe as eczema under both breasts and a bit on the abodomen. I have just started a laser treatment on my upper lip and chin. I was asked if I suffer from herpes or cold sores of which the latter I do. Apparently this heat treatment can cause cold sores, etc to flare up. Do you think that this could have caused the eczema?
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Eczema
No, but this may be a fungal infection and not eczema you have - try Lamisil cream or other antifungal cream on the area?
Dr Bets
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