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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Sinha
52 years experience Allergy and Immunology
GOOD THINKING: Donot scratch, bath only 3 times/wk, mild soap . , cotton clothes , natural non scented oint ment, crisco shortening really good, ... Read More

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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Flax oil capsules: Flax oil capsules in high doses can cause rashes as well as an eczema outbreak
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katherine Brown
15 years experience Dermatology
With time: With time (usually months), the lighter patches should gradually improve. Make sure to moisturize regularly with a hypoallergenic frangrance-free prod ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Sand Fleas: Sand fleas are known to cause infections such as tungiasis, diseases such as carrions disease, pappataci fever virus and leishmaniasis. Though they ar ... Read More
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Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
Eczema & foods: Cow's milk, chicken eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, soy, and gluten. Any food that one is allergic to will worsen eczema. Other factors that produce the sa ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Ruden
37 years experience Dentistry
Yes: A strawberry allergy may take on the symptoms of any food allergy. These include swelling, especially in the face, legs and arms, itchiness, shortness ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
Eczema: Yes, if you allergic to milk.
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Dr. Robert Silge
15 years experience Allergy and Immunology
It depends: There are no foods that are universally associated with atopic dermatitis. In moderate to severe atopic dermatitis about 30-50% of patients will have ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
Psoriasis foods: There are certain foods that can aggravate psoriasis, nut cause them. Alcoholic beverages can often make psoriasis worse. If you think you may know of ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Many: Many foods may aggravate eczema but not cause it. Food testing with either a blood panel or scratch testing could possibly help identify trigger foods ... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Linda Green
44 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Contact dermatitis: Products containing balsam of peru can cause contact dermatitis which is very similar in appearance to eczema. The best approach is to avoid using all ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
37 years experience Dermatology
No: Food allergies are rare in causing flare ups of eczema in adults.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience Pediatrics
Eczema Triggers: Eczema Triggers include Chemicals, Hot water, Overbathing, detergents, soaps, shampoos, perfumes, scented body care products, stress, pet dander, mo ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Greene
33 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe: A series of studies showed organic milk had healthier fats than conventional milk (more omega 3s, for instance), that the breast milk of women who dra ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Many: Milk, wheat, soy are common causes if there is a food trigger. Ige allergy testing can help identify food allergies so those foods can be limited.Oral ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Taylor
46 years experience Dermatology
Yes, rarely: Occasionally people will be allergic to ingredients in vitamins. Change vitamins or see an allergist.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Rosch
48 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Vary with age: In children: milk, egg, soy, and peanut are most common. In adults: peanut, tree nuts, shellfish are most common. However, almost any food in any on ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Nelson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Zyrtec or Claritin (loratadine): Both of these meds are used to treat chronic idiopathic urticaria (hives without cause).
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
It turns out: That there is limited data to suggest particular foods set off "breakouts". Like the old adage that chocolate consumption causes acne hasn't really b ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience Pediatrics
That depends..: ...Entirely on the person. Eczema is an allergy related condition. Whatever the individual person is sensitive to could potentially aggravate it. C ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends....: Your cough is likely caused by bronchospasm related to food allergy. You should avoid any food which causes these symptoms. You could see an allergist ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ebner
17 years experience Dermatology
Sometimes: When you switch products for your acne, often you will experience a worsening of your acne until your skin has a chance to acclimatized to the new pro ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Assume it does not: Almost everybody gets into sugar and it's cheap to blame it for a skin rash or acne eruption. If you have acne, manage it scientifically, starting wit ... Read More

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