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How can you relieve nummular eczema?

How can you relieve nummular eczema?

Can be a challenge: This type of eczema results in "coin-shaped" circles of eczema which is often quite itchy and located on the legs (most common location) the arms or trunk. Higher potency topical steroids can be helpful, but does take longer to respond than regular eczema. Often, injections of cortisone into the plaques can offer fast relief and clearance. See your doctor or a dermatologist for help. ...Read more

Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
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Atopic Dermatitis (Definition)

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


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How can you most effectively stop eczema?

How can you most effectively stop eczema?

Protect: Avoid things that make you break out, soaps & wetness. Wash your hands only when necessary. Wear gloves when needed. Wear clothes made of cotton. Bathe only with a small amount of mild unscented soap, such as dove. Keep the water temperature cool or warm, not hot. Use the medicine your doctor gave you. Use a plain moisturizer daily. Avoid scratching or rubbing the itchy area. Manage stress. ...Read more

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How can you quickly heal a blister?

How can you quickly heal a blister?

SImple means: With injury to our skin, inflammation occurs which means the area becomes red, warm, tender and with swelling. Swelling occurs under the skin layers and causes them to bulge creating a protective fluid cushion called a blister. As the area heals, the fluid will be resorbed or when no longer needed, the blister opens and it drains. This should take about a week. Keep it covered and protected. ...Read more

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How can you get impetigo?

How can you get impetigo?

Bacteria: This is caused bya bacterial infection caused by staph or strep. You can get itfrom someone else of you have a cut in your skin. ...Read more

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How can you treat ringworms if you're allergic to ketoconazole pills?

How can you treat ringworms if you're allergic to ketoconazole pills?

See below: Most of "ringworm" except the ones involving scalp are treated with topical creams. Ringworm on scalp is best treated by griseofulvins. ...Read more

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Can you be allergic to humidity?

No: Humidity is a measure of the moisture content in the air. One cannot be allergic to humidity. ...Read more

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How quickly can you get pregnancy symproms?

How quickly can you get pregnancy symproms?

They may occur: around time of missed period - but many don't start until 6 to 8 weeks out (or longer for other sxs). ...Read more

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How can you get clear skin really quickly?

How can you get clear skin really quickly?

Laser: Laser can clear acne in 2-3 weeks although the redness may persist. A chemical peel can be used for the residual redness. ...Read more

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Can you suggest something to treat and heal eczema?

Can you suggest something to treat and heal eczema?

Avoid dry skin: There are many steroid creams and ointments used to treat eczema, but i think you'll find one of the most helpful things is to keep your skin well lubricated. In the pharmacy, you'll find a whole wall of skin-lubricating products. Eucerin and lubriderm are among the many non-prescription products available. When in medcal school, we recommended crisco! that's less easy to kind in kitchens now! ...Read more

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Can you get eczema in your mouth?

Can you get eczema in your mouth?

No: Is this a hypothetical question, or do you have something wrong in your mouth? See a DR if you do. ...Read more

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How can you become allergic to something?

How can you become allergic to something?

2 factors: 2 factors play in the development of allergies: genetic background and environmental exposure. When you have both, it is a good ground for an allergy to develop. ...Read more

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How can you naturally cure allergic rashes?

How can you naturally cure allergic rashes?

Avoid allergems: The only way to cure allergic reactions if possible is to avoid the products or conditions that cause the allergy. Unfortunately that may be difficult because of the chemicals in products and the environment. You may be able to to decrease symptoms amd use less medications. ...Read more

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How can you quickly relieve constipation?

How can you quickly relieve constipation?

Not a simpe answer: It depends on history, such as how long have you been dealing with this and whatmedications have you been used to to relieve it.A detailed hist and phys isrequired including surgical history.Treatment also depends on the severity of symptoms. Generally speaking increase water intake, high fiber diet, and stool softeners are recomm.Laxatives are ok for prn use at times but should not be used chronic. ...Read more

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How can you treat your childs eczema?

How can you treat your childs eczema?

Eczema: Eczema is dryness of the skin and is very common in children. The most important part of therapy is moisturizing the skin often. The more you moisturize the less need there is for treatment with topical steroids. But topical steroids are used frequently and can help keep the flare up of eczema in check. Talk with your doctor as to which steroid is right for your child or yourself. ...Read more

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Can you be allergic to your own tears?

Can you be allergic to your own tears?

Unlikely: Typically a person develops an allergic response to an airborne allergen that contacts the moist surface of the eyes. While the tears contain multiple proteins that are cytokines, mediators, and inhibitors, a person does not become allergic to these substances. It's the pollen, dander, mold, etc that is the allergic trigger. ...Read more

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How can you get psoriasis?

Inherited: Psoriasis is generally inherited, though there are also many sporatic cases. It is an immunological condition that causes skin to be thickened and inflamed. It is not curable. Treatment is generally to contain the disease. If localized, it is generally controlled by topical steroid and vitamin d derivative creams. ...Read more

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How can I manage a rash that is spreading quickly?

How can I manage a rash that is spreading quickly?

See a doctor...: See a doctor quickly. There are some rashes that are of obvious origin (bedbug bites, for example, are hard to confuse with anything else, once you know what they look like), but rashes can be infectious, allergic, or other, and may be a sign of a serious problem. Or not. ...Read more

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Deshidrotic Eczema (Definition)

A condition in which tiny, fluid-filled blisters appear on the palms and fingers. ...Read more