Not sure if this is similar to The Disease.
He mentions two problems: impetigo, followed by antibiotics, followed by an unknown disease. Which looks to me that "impetigo" and the unknown disease" were the same thing, but maybe it was not impetigo.
The problem differs from the other stories that I read in severity and one additional problem location: legs.
In our unknown disease, if something else than the face is also involved, then I would expect impetigo to be the case.
Would be interesting to look into the false negative statistics of impetigo and what the best way to diagnose impetigo is.
I also contacted him some months ago. This was his reply:
(Note that you have to watch out with topical steroid, because when you stop with them, they can cause topical steroid withdraw symptoms, which complicate things a lot.)
Note that there may be a relation between eczema and staph: