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Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


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Why did my seborreic dermatitis and eczema get so much better after I cut out chicken from my diet?

Why did my seborreic dermatitis and eczema get so much better after I cut out chicken from my diet?

Immune response: You were probably having some sort of immune response to something in the chicken. There are some doctors that do testing for food intolerances like this. It is great that you found the solution on your own. ...Read more

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Can contact dermatitis change into nummular eczema?

Can contact dermatitis change into nummular eczema?

DERMATITIS: Nummular eczema are round inflammatory pruritis skin lesions treated with oral antibiotics and local steroid cream whereas contact dermatitis is caused by irritants or allergens also very itchy treated with antipruritic agents and steroid cream and avoidance of causative factors. ...Read more

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What is eczema or dermatitis?

What is eczema or dermatitis?

Skin inflammation: Eczema is the formal term for dermatitis, which means skin inflammation. When most people talk about eczema, they are really referring to atopic dermatitis, which is an immunological condition that is driven by a lot of histamine release in the skin. This is different than, for example, nummular eczema, a coin-like rash that's a reaction to something else going on elsewhere on the body. ...Read more

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What causes eczema or dermatitis?

What causes eczema or dermatitis?

Genetics allergies: People inherit the tendency toward allergic conditions as eczema. You have dry sensitive skin which loses water . Barrier creams such as eletone and hylatopic can be helpful in treating the condition. ...Read more

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Which type of eczema or dermatitis do I have?

Which type of eczema or dermatitis do I have?

Depends.: Dermatitis can have many causes. Dry skin, chronic swelling, food allergy, and contact allergy are just a few of the causes. Consult with your primary care doctor or a dermatologist for further guidance. ...Read more

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I want to know what is the difference between eczema and dermatitis?

I want to know what is the difference between eczema and dermatitis?

Location and charact: The location and characterstic, these two conditions do not have any similarity whatsoever and there is never any confusion in diagnosing either. ...Read more

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What is the difference between dhystrotic eczema and dermatitis herptiformis?

What is the difference between dhystrotic eczema and dermatitis herptiformis?

Skin rashes: 2 different conditions with different patterns and distribution, an experienced dermatologist can help you differentiate the 2, one is associated with excessive hand washing, the other is associated with gluten hypersensitivity. ...Read more

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What could be causes of my contact dermatitis eczema?

What could be causes of my contact dermatitis eczema?

Lots of possibilitie: Contact dermatitis comes in 2 forms, allergic (like poison ivy), and irritant (like "dish-pan hands"). There are hundreds of chemicals that are known to cause allergic reactions when the come in to contact with the skin, and patch testing can help determine which one you may be reacting to. Any chemical that dries or irritates the skin (soap, detergents, solvents) can cause irritant dermatitis. ...Read more

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What are the differences between dermatitis and eczema?

What are the differences between dermatitis and eczema?

All ecxema is a : Dermatitis, not all dermatitis is eczema. This is a wording issue. Eczema is just type of problem that involves the skin. A dermatitis is a broad word that includes anything that causes disruption of the healthy skin. ...Read more

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Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more


Dermatitis (Definition)

Dermatitis means inflammation of skin. Contact dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis and seborrheic dermatitis are ...Read more