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i eat a lot of ice cream and my eczema has gotten worst

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Eczema options: It is important to see a dermatologist concerning this. If you already have seen a dermatologist then consider getting a second opinion with another ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Magalie Nelson
20 years experience Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Allergies : Allergies can trigger eczema. Many times children with eczema will also have other allergy symptoms. Egg, wheat and milk allergy are the most commo ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Maybe.: Bag balm was developed for rashes on cow udders. (really; that's the "bag" part.) it is essentially lanolin, and a few inactive ingredients. It isn' ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience Pediatrics
Needs care: The baby needs to be seen by a pediatrician for allergy testing and better care for eczema. Lactose intolerance is not an allergy. It is an inabilit ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
Specializes in Family Medicine
It's impossible to..: ...live without consuming "sugar" or food that can be converted to sugar (specifically glucose). All carbs (vegetable, dairy, fruit) are broken down ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Lycka
37 years experience Dermatology
Tap water compresses: The best thing to do is dip a face cloth in luke warm water and compress the area.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
B.P. good option: Benzoyl peroxide helps dry oily skin and kill bacteria, so is commonly used on "problem areas" of facial skin--forehead being one of them. The hydrati ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Normal response: You cn use Advil or Aleve (naproxen) if not allergic to these medications to reduce pain and inflammation.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Slow down: You have bprobably been too aggressive in application and/or too sensitive to the product. The retinoids may require time to build up tolerance. I wou ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura McMullen
20 years experience Pediatrics
Without : Without being able to examine you and see the rash and possibly send a biopsy, it's impossible to know exactly what is going on. If you saw a dermato ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Nasrin Mani
39 years experience Dermatology
You : You should definitely see a dermatologist. This could be a viral infection that left untreated could spread or cause scarring.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cheryl Levin
15 years experience Dermatology
Eczema: It may be dry skin or eczema, inflammation of the lower parts of the skin. Try soaking in warm water, pat it dry, and then apply a thick moisturizer, ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Seegers
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Bandaid response: hello~ this is a reaction one does not uncommonly see from the bandaid itself. Its presumably a reaction to some of the chemicals in the bandaid that ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dwain Rickertsen
35 years experience Family Medicine
Family practice: Try triamcinolone with nystatin. Apply three times a day for a week. If no improvement see your dr.
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A female asked:
Dr. James Seward
21 years experience Dermatology
For : For eczema, i recommend cerave hydrating cleanser to wash and cerave cream to apply to skin daily. Read more about practical treatment options for ec ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Bress
49 years experience Internal Medicine
See a dermatologist!: There are lots of effective treatments for acne , some of which are in pill form for systemic effect. Go see a skin specialist.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Exam needed: I strongly recommend that a dermatologist examine you for diagnosis and treatment. We have recently been hearing about a lot of scabies cases. Other p ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Dermatitis?: If you have a real dermatitis on the face, it may be rosacea, seborrhea, acne, or any of dozens of other less-common illnesses. If you spend your time ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
Add sunscreen and: oral Vitamin E, B complex and Omega 3 to your diet. Probably nutritional deficiency.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes and no: Yes you can become allergic to anything at any time in your life. However an allergic reaction to shrimp should cause an itchy rash instead of a burn ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
What did you try?: Acne is a serious, chronic, non-lifestyle-related illness that is a grave personal and professional liability. Your best friends are benzoyl peroxide ... Read More
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