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Can urinary incontinence cause my spongiotic dermatitis on my vulval area?

Maybe: Incontinence can surely lead to chronic irritation of the vulva and can lead to these non-specific dermatitis. It is easier to treat the incontinence first and i would suggest you see a urogynecologist. ...Read more

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What causes spongiotic dermatitis and how should it be treated? I've had this for 8+yrs and no cure. Fingers, one toe and now palm skin splits-bleeds.

What causes spongiotic dermatitis and how should it be treated? I've had this for 8+yrs and no cure. Fingers, one toe and now palm skin splits-bleeds.

Pompholyx Eczema: Eczematous dermatitis represents an inflammatory response of the skin to many different external & internal stimulants. The cause of many forms of eczema is unknown & the diagnosis is often difficult. There are many different types of eczema. A dermatologist is recommended. Topical corticosteroids should be tried but they are unpredictable & improvement may be temporary. ...Read more

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Can spongiotic dermatitis cause a weakly positive ana?

Can spongiotic dermatitis cause a weakly positive ana?

Not necessarily: About 30% of the us population can have a false positive ana. ...Read more

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Dermatologist diagnosis spongiotic dermatitis- what causes this and what's a treatment? What are more specific terms under this? Clobetasol no good.

MAYO CLINIC: Seems you have had extensive diagnostic & therapeutic efforts. Also sounds like biopsy was read as spongiosis. That is more a pathology diagnosis rather than a clinical one. You have been through a frustrating time. Your dermatologist will want to get another opinion. I think you are not far from the mayo clinic. ...Read more

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Red burning vulva & a bit inside biopsy is spongiotic dermatitis nothing taking it away what causes this and how do I rid myself of it?

U may need a variety: Of treatments it is a form of eczema, u need steroid cream, oral vit a can help and u may need prednisone, your best course of action is to be seen by the gyn or derm dept at the univ of miami med school as there may be some new drugs under study that can help better. ...Read more

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Had biopsy done,came back spongiotic dermatitis.Lesions on lower leg&foot,no itch only pain,no blisters.New at age 30,maybe tib plateau surgery cause?

Had biopsy done,came back spongiotic dermatitis.Lesions on lower leg&foot,no itch only pain,no blisters.New at age 30,maybe tib plateau surgery cause?

Why???: What did the Dr say???? Spongiotic dermatitis is a non-specific finding if a biopsy is done on acute eczema. Usually this is treated, not biopsied. Steroid cream is usually effective. ...Read more

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I have subacute chronic spongiotic dermatitis with scattered eosinophils- what does that mean?

I have subacute chronic spongiotic dermatitis with scattered eosinophils- what does that mean?

Allergic dermatitis: The eosinophils indicate an allergic component. This can be due to drug (or other ingested products), or contact allergen. ...Read more

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How to treat spongiotic dermatitis rash?

How to treat spongiotic dermatitis rash?

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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Dermatitis (Definition)

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