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Can You Get Eczema On Your Scalp
See Below: Dry scaly skin on the scalp can have multiple causes. Dandruff is the most common and scalp eczema is actually rare. Dandruff can be treated with otc dandruff shampoo. If this doesn't work, see you dermatologist. Other conditions such as psoriasis also have effective therapies. ...Read more
Scalp is the part of the skin on the skull, deeply attached to the skull and has the hair shafts from it.Rest of the skin in the head like facial skin(beard) has only 2 layers -epidermis and dermis. Scalp has 5 different layers unlike facial skin/rest of skin all over body .Scalp-s-epidermis, c-conn.Tissue, a-aponeurosis, l-loose areolar conn. Tissue and p- pericranium attached ...Read more
If u have mild eczema with itchy flaky scalp with hair loss when eat eggs diary fish soy nuts symptoms get worse please tell how to treat eczema?
May it be seborrhea?: One's primary care doctor can check for medical causes. If none are found, then one can see a dermatologist, especially one specializing in hair restoration (some treatments: minoxidil, finasteride, hair transplants, ...). Medical causes may include: hormonal problems (low thyroid), seborrhea, alopecia areata, stressful illness. Other causes: genetic male/female pattern baldness, telogen effluvium. ...Read more
Confirm diagnosis...: Rashes on your scalp can be due to a variety of causes. Atopic Dermatitis (or Eczema) presents relatively rarely as scalp rash. Consider Sebhorreoic Dermatitis (small flakes can be itchy), Psoriasis (larger white flakes) Folliculitis (infection of hair follicle). Check www.dermnetnz.org/topics/seborrhoeic-dermatitis/ for information on managing this common condition. ...Read more
My son is 6 mos old and has eczema on his scalp, what is the best thing to help him stop itching?
Why do lumps keep appearing on my scalp? Some are crusty (eczema like), some are plain lumps. Some go away, some remain. New ones appear often.
I have eczema since I was born. And my scalp is a littke scaly. Is there any remedy that can cure my illness?
Control: Eczema is tough to control or erradicate, but can be controlled with certain meds. See a derm for the best rx for your condition, and you may be pleasantly surprised. Good luck. ...Read more
I have always had eczema at base of hairline/scalp just above nexk ever since bith. It gets so itchy it bleeds. Any remedies/ tips?
Eczema: I suppose you have already seen derm and know this is eczema. Control can be achieved by increasing potency of steroid and using a liquid or foam rather than ointment. Medication must get to scalp to be effective. Tacrolimus may be used as a steroid sparing agent. However, most patients with eczema refractory to treatment are actually not using meds as prescribed and following standard skin care. ...Read more
Uncommon: Scalp eczema is uncommon. It would be more likely to be something else. Consider that she may have seborrhea, which is often much better with dandruff shampoos. Another thought is that she may have tinea capitis, which is a fungal infection of the scalp also known as ringworm. ...Read more
See a dermatologist.: The best way is to see a dermatologist and have that doctor initiate and monitor treatment. ...Read more
I think that I have eczema on my scalp. I also feel like my hair is thinning in these areas, is this possible? What should I do?
Diagnosed with scalp eczema. Lately my fingers has been forming bumps that later hardens and peels? A form of eczema or something different?
Something different : Is possible. See a dermatologist for a good answer to your question. ...Read more
I've always had eczema on my scalp; the severity of it differs & right now, it hurts bad, is mistaken for dandruff & my doc doesn't give good advice?
See a dermatologist: Eczema that becomes painful could be infected, especially if increased redness, open sores, or pustules (pimple-like bumps). Or maybe it isn't eczema; the location isn't typical. Psoriasis commonly involves the scalp and is easily mistaken for dandruff. Psoriasis usually isn't painful, but like eczema can become infected. See a dermatologist soon; avoid creams or other treatment before being seen. ...Read more
I have eczema and over the past couple years I've had it on my scalp. Been using medicated shampoo makes it worse. Are there any other options for me?
Of course: Begin with a visit to a skin specialist. Is it eczema? Eczema on your scalp? WHICH shampoo, "medicated" with WHAT? Where else is the eczema? What do you do about it? A dermatologist will help you. ...Read more
You can try dandruff: Shampoos but if not enough or avocado oil to scalp overnight with shower cap, you need to see derm for prescription strength topicals to clear the itching and treat skin ...Read more
Yes : if you have an irritation the lymphnode might swell the occipital nodes drain the scalp ...Read more
I have eczema on my scalp. What are good over-the-counter treatments. Are there good medications that don't hurt my hair.
Are you sure?: Are you sure it is eczema??? Eczema elsewhere? If so, what treatment for it? No eczema treatment will hurt your hair. Use something in the shower which is good for dry skin. There are many. Body wash (Dove, Aveeno, (oatmeal) Eucerin, Cetaphil) can be used in the shower for scalp +face as well as the body. Look for a liquid cortisone. If this is not satisfactory, see a dermatologist. ...Read more
I have a hard bone like lump about the size of a dime near the left occipital. Have eczema on my scalp and it has been inflamed recently. What is it?
It's a lymph node: Considering that you have eczema on your scalp, it is most likely a lymph node that got stimulated to enlarge. You can tell that it is not a bone by trying to move it under the skin. If it moves, it is not a bone. If your eczema is infected, the lymph node will stay enlarged, I would suggest that you have a doctor take a look. ...Read more
Why would my scalp is oozing a clear odorless liquid I have never dyed my hair, I do have eczema on other parts of my body but not never in my scalp.
Can I use aveeno (oatmeal) moisturising lotion on my scalp for eczema. Will it clog my pores? Mixed it with raw honey. It worked!
Eczema in hair: Usually u do not have eczema in hair. Have ur doc check it out, maybe u have fungla infectin. ...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
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