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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: I would recommend an oatmeal bath paste which may relieve your itching. If it persists please see your PCP.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neigatha Graney
36 years experience Pediatrics
See Your Doctor: Eczema is an inflammatory skin condition; causes dry, itchy areas; treated with topical steroids, moisturizers & more. Once the eczema clears, inv ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Fox
Dr. David Fox answered
32 years experience Family Medicine
Try Hydrocortiosone: You could try Hydrocortisone cream 1% over the counter twice a day to see if it will resolve the rash. If the rash worsens, then stop the cream immedi ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: How long have you been using the cream? If you have used it for a week without improvement, it would be prudent to see your doctor for a proper diagno ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
18 years experience Family Medicine
No real cure: Although there is no real cure, proper moisturizing, topical steroids (triamcinolone, hydrocortisone, etc) and avoiding offending chemicals (alcohol-c ... Read More
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A 64-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Smith
17 years experience Family Medicine
Moisturizer : You are not likely to ever "get rid" of eczema. However, daiy and intensive moisturizing may help to keep it at bay. If this doesn't work. See your do ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
HC cream; moisturize: To treat mild or moderate eczema, hydrocortisone 1% cream (a thin coat on the rash twice a day, for 5-10 days) is cheap, found at most stores and work ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Gasseling
47 years experience Pediatrics
Soaks and creams: Cool water soaks, ointments, steroid creams and possible further allergy eveluation.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Born again, maybe: Eczema typically a waxing/waning condition of the skin..Symptom severity often correlate with weather changes, i.e..Winter weather usually makes eczem ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lisa Roberts
22 years experience Pediatrics
Moisture+/-cortizone: Increased moisture with lotions for sensitive skin (such as cetaphil, cerave, aveeno, (oatmeal) eucerin) after bathing with a body wash for sensitive ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moises Perez
17 years experience Pharmacology
Need a diagnosis: You need to get the proper diagnosis from your dermatologist in order to properly treat your skin condition.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Start medications: For treatment of acne, over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide gel/cream is quite helpful. If desired, a doctor can add an antibiotic gel/cream such as Cleo ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
See derm: See dermatologist for evaluation.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
SSee: See your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
8 years experience Dermatology
Meds: Many patients do well with over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid preparations. Some patients require topical or oral antibiotics or reti ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Scientific Rx: Forget all the pop wisdom. If topical benzoyl peroxide hasn't cleared you in two weeks, prescription-strength rx from your physician can. Acne is a se ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
40 years experience Dermatology
PMD or dermatologist: There are many different prescription creams for acne. If your acne is severe you may need an oral antibiotic. Both types of medication will take seve ... Read More
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Dr. Daniel Saurborn
22 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Acne Troubles: Acne is the great esteem crusher of adolescence. You can usually keep it under control with gentle facial cleanser, 2.5% benzoyl peroxide, and light f ... Read More
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Acne: Do you mean ACNE? Or something else? Where? How severe? A dermatologist will help you. Meanwhile you can try BENZOYL PEROXIDE. Use a small amount once ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Strutt
11 years experience Pediatrics
Time: Prevention is the best treatment here. Use sharp, clean razors and shave more frequently to prevent this problem. Added tip: shaving directly after ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Penile papules: Laser treatment is the only effective method of removal for pearly penile papules. Any website that says otherwise is providing false information. It ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Herpes: There is no treatment that can cure herpes. Antiviral medications can, however, prevent or shorten outbreaks during the period of time the person take ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Use Antifungal Cream: You can use an over the counter Antifungal Cream like Lotrimin (clotrimazole) twice a day
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Dry skin: To prevent or treat dry skin: 1. Hydrate orally with water. 2. Use sun screen liberally. 3. Take warm baths or showers instead of hot ones. 4. Avoid ... Read More

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