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18 Jul 2005

Re: Posting 19634: Rash on upper thigh
Hi doctor, I read your response to the above posting. I am using Mepyrimal cream. The rash is not itchy at all...I used Veet hair remover last week and now there's a couple of red spots around the rash area. It doesn't seem like it's spreading, but it's there for nearly two months already. Do you think it's something serious? we have a history of eczema in the family. My daughter has it but I never had it. Doesn't eczema itch? The fact that I now have little red pimples there is worrying me...I even tried using tissue oil and lipo cream.
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CyberDoc
CyberDoc

01 Jan 0001

Cat, there is no law that says that eczema has to itch (especially if you use moisturiser). The Veetâ„¢ may have irritated the skin and this is why there are a few red spots around the area too. I doubt that you need to worry, but someone will have to take a look at it before a proper diagnosis can be made. Good luck.
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