Unformatted text preview: and removing them 48 hours later to find allergic reactions. Also a doctor can perform lesion skin biopsy and send it to the lab to see if there is a deeper cause for the infection. Treatment depends on the severity of the symptoms. o It’s important to wash the affected skin with plenty of water to remove traces of the allergen. o Use a moisturizing cream to keep the skin hydrated and repair damage. Over-the-counter corticosteroid creams can help with itching and inflammation. o Prescription-strength ointments or creams can be prescribed for severe symptoms. o Creams, Ointments, oral meds, non soap cleansers, phototherapy...
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