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Dermatitis And Eczema
Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more
Management: The treatment really depends on the underlying cause and condition. For dry skin, a perfume free moisturizer, white dove soap help to soothe the skin. In addition, local application of cortisone lotion to the worse areas is advised. If the condition worsens, I would recommend a follow up appoihtment. ...Read more
Why did my seborreic dermatitis and eczema get so much better after I cut out chicken from my diet?
Immune response: You were probably having some sort of immune response to something in the chicken. There are some doctors that do testing for food intolerances like this. It is great that you found the solution on your own. ...Read more
I have either dermatitis or eczema on my hands & when i put the cream on my hands that i got from the doctor my hands burn &feel like the are on fire.
Check with your doc: Talk to your doctor about this side effect, he will prescribe you a different treatment. ...Read more
I accidentally just ingested tricortone topical steroid cream(for dermatitis and eczema) after applying it to my hands? Any harm or effect to bc pill?
How can you tell between seborrheic dermatitis and eczema? Pictures online make me believe it's one or the other. Effected - r. eyelid/r. behind ear.
The two: disease are "similar": but have very DIFFERENT causes and LOCATIONS all of which allow the trained DERMATOLOGIST to distinguish the two. The "appearance" "ONLINE" is NOT helpful in making that diagnosis!!!! Ask your PCP for a referral!!! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
Lots of possibilitie: Contact dermatitis comes in 2 forms, allergic (like poison ivy), and irritant (like "dish-pan hands"). There are hundreds of chemicals that are known to cause allergic reactions when the come in to contact with the skin, and patch testing can help determine which one you may be reacting to. Any chemical that dries or irritates the skin (soap, detergents, solvents) can cause irritant dermatitis. ...Read more
The term eczema is broadly applied to a range of persistent skin conditions prominent symptoms 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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