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Shin guard rash

My 14 year old daughter has developed shin guard rash.  We are wiping her guards down nightly and washing her sleeves and she is wearing a thin sock so the shin guard isn't in direct contact with her skin.  The rash has been persistent...would something like Elidel or U Cort or bactroban be good for clearing up the rash?
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Hello,
Do not use any cosmetic products at the sites. You can apply some calamine lotion at the rash as it will help in soothing the skin. Also wear cotton undergarments. Application of mild corticosteroid cream and oral antiinflammatories like ibuprofen/acetaminophen are also helpful. If the symptoms are severe then it will be best to consult a dermatologist.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.
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