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dyshidrotic eczema and menopause

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
11 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Topical Steroids: Dyshidrotic eczema that is unresponsive to general skin care measures is treated with higher potency topical corticosteroids like triamcinolone 0.5% o ... Read More

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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aaron Roland
34 years experience Family Medicine
Nothing great OTC: Dyshidrosis affects hands and feet where the skin is quite thick and tough. Hard for medications even to get through to the live layers of skin. Hydro ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Dishidrotic eczema: In dyshidrotic eczema, typical first-line treatment includes high-strength topical steroids and cold compresses. Short courses of oral steroids are th ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Itchy finger bumps: Dyshidrotic eczema (dyshidrosis) is a very itchy rash of little bumps on the fingers, sometimes on the hands, & may occur on the feet. The bumps may h ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
24 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 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Uncommon: This is not a typical location for eczema. One might be more concerned about a contact sensitivity to products (shampoos, dyes, etc) in this location ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ebner
17 years experience Dermatology
Sometimes overlap: Seborrheic dermatitis of the scalp can often overlap with scalp psoriasis in a disease termed sebopsoriasis. Both conditions are from scalp inflammat ... Read More
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A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Contact/irritant: If you have dry skin, you will need to use a thick moisturizer after washing your hands whenever possible. Wear vinyl glove when washing dishes or a ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Yes they are same: These two are the same names used for seborrhaeic dermatitis sometimes called seborrhaeic eczema.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Sweat seborrhea: Yes.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Dry cheeks are not unusual and it can be associated with seborrheic dermatitis or dry skin in the same individual.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
29 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Eczema vs keratolysi: Eczema is dry- scaly skin condition which never exfoliates.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Hand dermatitis is usually contact dermatitis which can be due to allergy mainly to metals, detergents etc, a type 4 allergic reaction, different ftom ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Often but not always: 70% of the children lose their ad by age 7, but the other 30% don't. Ad may also develop in adulthood but this is much less frequent and may be a tota ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. DawnRenee Cinocco
15 years experience Geriatrics
Iron levels? : You need to get your iron levels checked. Also i would get your thyroid and b vitamin levels checked.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Norman Levine
50 years experience Dermatology
Seb. dermatitis: Seborrheic dermatitis is a form of eczema. The description is good for your rash being seborrheic dermatitis.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Similar: Both are pretty itchy.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
?: Hives are welts and quite unlike acne unless you meant very small hives. Will need to get more information to help you.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Biopsy: you could see a dermatologist who can do an exam and possibly a biopsy to see what is causing these symptoms and to see if they are related
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudia Anglade
8 years experience Family Medicine
Unknown: This condition is similar to Eczema which can be caused by exposure to allergies, certain foods, metals and chemicals.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
24 years experience Dermatology
Variable: While most atopic patients have symptoms that worsen in the winter I have seen many who are worse in the summer, or even all year round. Every patient ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Itching.: Atopic dermatitis is an itch that rashes (as opposed to a rash that itches) - it's the itching that comes first, and scratching it that causes the ras ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: No there is no relation between the 2.
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