I have a 2 x 4 cm red, itchy rash in my ring finger. I believe it started by dirt and moisture getting trapped under my wedding ring. it has spread to its current size over about 3 months. I have been trying tinactin creams which dry it out a bit, but have not slowed or reduced it. Any thouhgts or advice?
Yup. Get a prescription for a strong cortisone cream (tinactin is for fungus). Apply it twice a day for 10 days. Leave the ring off when possible. Once the skin heals, you can wear it all the time again. Doesn't sound like a metal allergy.
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