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It is not a dangerous or life threatening situation. There are a few causes for your condition and the most common cause, is eczema, which can be due to an internal or external reason. In order to make a proper diagnosis, you can ask your GP to do skin scrapings and have it analysed.
The treatment that the dermatologist prescribed, is correct (if it is due to eczema) but please be so kind as to advise what tablets your were using. As this treatment worked, I recommend that you repeat the medication.
Dr Anrich Burger
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