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is red scaling rash a symptom of eczema

A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Jay Petruska
32 years experience Family Medicine
Many Causes of Rash: A red scaling rash may be caused by many things, but a fungal skin infection, eczema and psoriasis are probably the most common types.
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Dr. Peter Lio
Dr. Peter Lio answered
20 years experience Dermatology
Red scaling rash: Red scaling rashes generally fall into the category of "eczematous", meaning "like eczema". Eczema, seborrheic dermatitis, allergic or irritant conta ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
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Dr. Edward Workman
Specializes in Pain Management
Sound like a burn: Your symptoms are suggestive of a burn, or sunburn, as in a 1st degree burn, where you have redness and blisters but no true deep skin damage. It is ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Maulik Shah
24 years experience Clinical Genetics
Petroleum jelly: Forehead is an odd place but it could be eczema but i would see your pediatrician. In general, any good moisturizer would work but petroleum jelly (v ... Read More
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Dr. Christine Hom
30 years experience Pediatrics
Dry skin in infant: You can apply a moisturizer such as petroleum jelly, Aquaphor, baby lotion, A&D ointment, or even diaper rash ointment like Desitin (zinc oxide di ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
May be: This is eczema but you need to find out what type it is? Please see a dermatologist for evaluation.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely: These are likely from conditions other than psoriasis or eczema although a contact allergy may be a potential cause. If the problem does not respond t ... Read More
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A 1-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Frey
12 years experience Internal Medicine
No.: I would use only topical hydrocortisone on the baby's face.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
May be neither: Erythema toxicum should be long gone by now as your baby is already 2 months old, stays for a week or two after birth, whether it is eczema? Yet to be ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See a dermatologist: Have a dermatologist evaluate the rash and suggest effective treatment.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
54 years experience Pediatrics
DERMATITIS: Heat rash are usually in the body, fine, itchy and flaky. Eczematoid rash are localized in any part of the body, cubital, popliteal, face and charact ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
A qualified yes: If you meant atopic dermatitis then the answer is unusual. If you meant contact dermatitis , then the answer is often yes. I suspect that you might h ... Read More
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