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Can Chronic Eczema Be A Sign Of Lupus
No!: Eczema is not associated with lupus. In my practice I have many patients with psoriasis & eczema with positive anas.They do not have arthritis, and clearly not lupus or related disease. On the other hand, both eczema and psoriasis affect 10% of the population. With that, one would think that 10% of sle patients have these skin diseases, but though common, just by chance, but they are not related. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It is very difficutl: It is very dificult to actually "cure" chrinoc eczmea. At times, when you get it as a child you can grow out of it however usually as adults it sticks around. The best approach is to see a dermatologist to get on a skin regimen that will minimize your flaring. ...Read more
Kid chronic eczema: Chronic inflammation of any type in the skin can be extremely isolating. Kids can be cruel, and constant questioning or worse, ostracization, can be the ultimate cruelty. Being up front with your child is really helpful. Helping them prepare answers to the inevitable questions is necessary, as is humor. The way you react to their skin and its ups and downs will determine how they react. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have to wait and see: Most experts believe that eczema has a genetic basis although environmental factors contribute to the development of eczema as well. Unfortunately there is no way to tell whether your child will develop eczema as she matures. Age of onset is usually before 5 years of age and there seems to be a slightly higher rate of eczema in females. Just have to wait and see. ...Read more
My 13 year old son has chronic eczema - after a bad flare up he now has numerous pus filled boils all over his body. I'm worried.
My 4 year old son has chronic eczema... Are there any natural ways to treat it? I don't really want to use the topical steroids on him...
Prednisone for chronic eczema. I have put on at least 20 kg in 10 years. How long will it take to lose this weight now I have stopped taking it?
2nd opinion: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more
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