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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Dermatitis: Areas of dermatitis may be more sensitive.

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Despain
37 years experience Dermatology
Ointments: For the money, although messy, an ointment such as petrolatum is best. Then i'd suggest a good cream; don't use a lotion as they contain alcohols that ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cheryl Levin
16 years experience Dermatology
Bathe and moisturize: For the itchy skin, i would soak in warm water, pat dry, and then moisturize, preferably with an ointment or cream, rather than a lotion. If you conti ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
I suggest moisturize: With something like eucerin calm. Be diligent and patient!
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
25 years experience Dermatology
The same thing: I think you are saying the same thing. Atopic dermatitis is the clinical disease state, while atopic skin may just be skin that can have atopic flare ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Shen
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Moisturize: For eczema, whether allergic or not moisturization is the key. Soak in the bath until wrinkly, then apply a barrier cream to problem areas. Allergy t ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
14 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends: Contact dermatitis can be cured by removing the offending agents. Other type of dermatitis tends to be chronic.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Unlikely: Unfortunately an ailment like seborrheic dermatitis tends to be a chronic inflammatory disorder with limited data in regards to curative treatment. T ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerry Fioramonti
Specializes in Family Medicine
Cortisone for skin: As long as you do not have diabetes or a bacterial infection, a weeks course of cortisone will likely not produce any severe side effects. Watch for s ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael P Vaughn
34 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Eczema: Children often out grow eczema and food allergies however, adults who develop either of these problems usually do not. A cure is possible if a specifi ... Read More

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