Which medications used to treat an overt infection associated with nummular dermatitis?

Updated: Nov 21, 2019
  • Author: Jami L Miller, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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If the patient has an overt infection, a combination of a topical antibiotic and a steroid ointment applied twice daily is usually very effective. This therapy decreases inflammation and colonization by staphylococci.


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