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Can Thyroid Problems Cause Eczema
Best diet for eczema to decrease flare ups itchiness and dryness of skin thanks in advance. What cause neck itchiness?
Tough question: Specific foods can trigger eczema (milk, wheat, eggs, nuts for example), but traditional tests for food allergy may not catch the association. If concerned, see an Allergist. Usually the identification depends on single-food elimination trials to determine effects. Neck itchiness can be due to eczema or just dryness of skin. Use good moisturizer (eg CeraVe) post luke-warm bathing and later in day. ...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
I am suffering from nummural eczema like coin like spots which sometime cause of itching. Its on my back n on neck suggest me a cream for it.?
I have a 3 month old son with eczema and was told to use hydrocortisone 1%, 3 days caused white patches in face and neck, is this permanent? How long?
Gp found active acne, eczema, inflamed throat, and skin irritation from nickel to be cause for swelling nodes on front and back of neck. Possible?
Eczema: It is important to determine the cause of your neck eczema. Could it be the constant irritation of the shirt's tag? Necklace? Eliminating the cause may just be the only treatment you need. Anyway, emollient (thick moisturizing) creams/ointments are the treatment of choice. If severe, a short-time application of steroids can speed up its recovery. ...Read more
Possibly: There are a large number of things that can cause dizziness, and if that is your only symptom, other problems are more likely. Dizziness means different things to different people, do you actually see the room spinning or is it just unsteadiness or feeling faint? Thyroid problems may cause shaking (tremors), palpitations, racing heart, flushing, diarrhea, weight loss, leg swelling, thinning hair. ...Read more
High thyroid can: Excess thyroid hormone, or hyperthyroidism can lead to many body changes, including increased metabolism/heat production, tremors, fast heart rate and diarrhea. These effects may then lead to the weight loss that is commonly seen in hyperthyroidism. Most common causes of hyperthyroidism are graves' disease, over-active thyroid nodule (s), subacute thyroiditis and excessive thyroid pill intake. ...Read more
Yes: Other common causes of feeling of tightness affecting swallowing or breathing (dysphagia or dyspnea) are allergies with post nasal drip and acid reflux which may occur without heartburn. Thyroid can be evaluated with ultrasound and allergies or reflux with over the counter medications from pharmacy. ...Read more
Possibly: This really depends on what is in the "diet pills" that one is taking. Some diet pills can contain thyroid hormones that can cause weight loss in addition to unwanted and dangerous short term and long term side effects. It is essential that you find out what is in a diet pill, or any pill, before you decide to take it. It is best to consult a physician. ...Read more
Good Skin Hygiene: Avoid long hot showers and harsh and drying cleansers. Apply fragrance-free moisturizer like Vanicream. Use at least twice a day. For eczema flares, apply OTC or prescription strength corticosteroid ointments to problem areas twice a day until clear. ...Read more
Yes: Subacute and silent thyroiditis can be caused by several viruses. They can cause symptoms and usually resolve after a few months. ...Read more
Allergies: NONE. "thyroid problems" don't cause allergies.Get a more detailed answer ›
Neck was itching and I started scratching found small cluster of tiny bumps on my neck. Eczema? Or worse?
Yes: Yes this is probably nummular eczema. See dermatologist to make sure. ...Read more
I have eczema on my neck which has left a dark patch on my neck. Could you suggest something to get rid of the dark patch?
Must see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This way you will get the best treatment. ...Read more
Also. I have what I believe is eczema and maybe it has to do something with my baby getting rash. It has spread on my body to my neck and face.?
I have dark flaky spots on my back, neck, face, and chest. Some people says it is eczema but I don't think it is. May you help me figure what this is?
Same as others: We are not that special. Thyroid problem in men will cause the same symptoms as in women (minus the menstruation symptoms, of course). Hypothyroid: fatigue, hair loss, hoarse voice, slower speech, depressed, brittle nails, dry skin, feeling cold, constipation, weight gain...Hyperthyroid: nervousness, fast heartbeat, weight loss, feeling hot, trouble sleeping, tremot, pooping too much... ...Read more
You can have problems with they thyroid making too much or too little thyroid hormone. You can also have problems with it being too large (goiter) of having nodules or cysts in it. There are also occasional thyroid cancers. Most thyroid problems can be easily diagnosed and treated ...Read more
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