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does eczema go away on its own

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Dr. Marvin Den
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Unlikely: Would see a good dermatologist.

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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Reinharth
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Sometimes: Eczema is a genetically-based skin condition, which has no known cure. There are treatments, however, including prescription and over-the-counter cre ... Read More
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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
31 years experience Family Medicine
Yes and no: Eczema, the symptom, can go away with treatment, but eczema, the disease, does not go away but is only controlled.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Rubin
Dr. Ira Rubin answered
37 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe : About a third of eczema is caused by allergy. If you knew what you avoid it and the eczema resolves. The other 2/3 are unclear. It could be washing yo ... Read More
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Dr. Vasudha Kaushik
16 years experience Family Medicine
Autoimmune Paleo: The best way to improve eczema is by stopping inflammation causing grains, lentils, potatoes based items. Avoid milk protein since it causes inflammat ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Green
45 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Sometimes or not: Eczema tends to be a chronic skin condition although for some people it does clear over time. Others will continue to have problems.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Time: If the skin gets depigmented from scratching, the passage of time may heal it. It may takes many days or weeks however for this to happen.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: 70% of childhood eczema would go away by age 7. The rest gets stuck.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emily Altman
28 years experience Dermatology
Eczema: Eczema is a chronic skin condition. It may be severe in childhood and then improve dramatically in teen years, however many people who have eczema hav ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Khalid Khan
54 years experience Ophthalmology
Scatching: Scratching makes eczema worst but not scratching may or may not make the itch go away.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Remove ????: Eczema is a genetically influenced condition where your skin surface reacts to the environment abnormally. It is a lifelong condition that varies in i ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cecile Del mundo
Specializes in Pediatrics
Eczema and cream: Some eczema respond to cream some to ointment and lotion, if your eczema respond to cream , you can continue using it, if not try other types of remed ... Read More
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