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Anti Itch Medicine Antihistamines For Eczema
Several choices: While just about any oral antihistamine will help the itching associated with eczema, I have good results with Cetirizine (zyrtec). For children with significant itching at night, i'll use Atarax (hydroxyzine) as it helps itching and causes drowsiness to help them sleep. While Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is inexpensive and will help, it lasts about 6 hours and some people have drowsiness and slow reaction time. ...Read more
A range of persistent skin conditions that include dryness and recurring skin rashes that are characterized by one or more of these symptoms: redness, skin edema (swelling), itching, crusting, flaking, blistering, cracking, or bleeding. The cause of eczema is unknown but is presumed to be a combination of ...Read more
Can I use a small amount of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) on my 6 month old. She is scratching a lot. I took her to the pediatrician who said it was contact eczema but now her face is itching too?
Cetirizine (Zyrtec): The recommended dose of cetirizine (Zyrtec) for use in children 6 months to 23 months is 2.5mg (half teaspoon) one per day. Benadryl not indicated 6 month olds. In addition, contact your pediatrician and tell them the symptoms are persisting. Give lukewarm baths and moisturize her skin afterwards, avoid frequent baths, keep her fingernails trimmed short, cotton clothing, and remove irritants ...Read more
My Baby is 2 and a half and has really bad eczema on her arms, neck, and now her face. Can I apply benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream to help with the itching?
No do not use: benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream.. Get some aveeno oatmeal bath packets and put her in the bathtub with one of these packets dissolved to soothe the itch. They should help a lot. You can also use 1% hydrocortisone cream twice a day on lesions. These may help a bit. See her Dr. for something stronger. ...Read more
Can Benadryl (diphenhydramine) help relieve itching from dyshidriotic excema - it itches so bad, right in between my fingers :p?
NO!!!!!: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is a sleeping pill. It will make you sleepy. Even if you do not feel sleepy you are prone to accidents, same as alcohol. It will do nothing for your itch or your dermatitis. A potent steroid cream or gel will help you & is safe. Sometimes a few doses of oral steroid are useful, such as Prednisone 20mg alternate days for 3-5 doses. Usually it responds to clobetasol cream. ...Read more
I have eczema on my butt leading to my vagina how can I clear it up with OTC products it itches bad and i scratchnit?
Possible to develop eczema from wedding rings? Have two stripes of red, bumpy skiin where my rings usually are, itches a lot.
Wedding Ring Allergy: An allergic reaction to your wedding ring, a condition officially known as wedding ring dermatitis, causes the skin underneath to become red, itchy and dry. While the rash may be a true allergy to platinum, it can also be an allergic reaction to nickel contained in the ring or a skin irritation from trapped residue between the ring and the skin. A dermatologist help determine the cause. ...Read more
Hi- does keratosis pilaris have flare up? My skin itches and dry but, feel sticky. It could be eczema. What can I do? It's in the creasesof my body.
Yes you scratch less: Antihistamines are one of the important medications that we use for eczema or atopic dermatitis. The condition starts with itching, which leads to scratching, which causes a rash to develop, and then there is more itching and a vicious cycle ensues. Antihistamines are used to decrease the itching. Sedating antihistamines can be used at night to help decrease scratching while asleep. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 6 month old baby has eczema, he scratches real bad. What can I do to stop or decrease the itches?
Was scratching my neck only to find a very small cluster of tiny bumps. This patch didn't go away and still itches here and there. Eczema?
My 5 months old baby girl has eczema. She is completely breastfed. She constantly itches and i can't leave her alone. How can I help her?
My daughter 2 years constantly itches her head but no dendruff or eczema, changed several shampoos. What can it be?
Head lice? ringworm?: Itchy scalp can mean many things, including treatable causes, such as head lice (pediculosis capitis) or ringworm (tinea capitis. I would start by bringing your daughter to see her doctor, who may find a treatable cause, or may recommend therapeutic shampoos for conditions such as seborrheic dermatitis, or creams for eczema. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a red rash on my left side that itches tried vassilene. I also have a skin condition like eczema but starts with a K. What could it be??
Keratosis pilaris: there is really no way to tell you exactly what you have, without seeing it. So you should make an appointment with the dermatologist to see if you have some type of eczema which can be treated nicely. One condition, call keratosis pilaris, can be treated in some cases. ...Read more
skin patch for 5 years. It itches deeply, sometimes bleeds, sometimes like a scar with a red center sometimes scaly. What is it? not like my eczema
I have eczema on the insides of my feet that itches so bad that I have scratched with a fork until they bleed and i can no longer wear shoes. Help!
My face has red splotches and itches but burns when i sweat. Is this eczema or rosecea? I went to the dermatologist but the 1%meds don't work
Have it re-evaluated: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
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