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How to treat infected dermatitis on hand?

How to treat infected dermatitis on hand?

Topical/oral antibio: An infected dermatitis usually has a yellow crust and sometimes pus can be present. You need to see a medical professional and get topical or oral antibiotics depending on their assessment. ...Read more

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Rash (Definition)

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


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I have 3 different types of rashes on my body. Diagnosed with contact dermatitis on hands but now patches on shins and little "bites" on elbows/arms?

I have 3 different types of rashes on my body. Diagnosed with contact dermatitis on hands but now patches on shins and little "bites" on elbows/arms?

Contact dermatitis?: Good morning, it is possible that you had contact with the same contact allergens in other areas of body, based on the chance of having exposed to the same allergen. It is also possible that you do have an tendency to develop a generalized dermatitis which is called atopic dermatitis. Certain conditions such as psoriasis can sometimes be confused with other dermatoses. See your doctor, please. ...Read more

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What can a dr. Prescribe for dermatitis on my hands?

What can  a dr. Prescribe for dermatitis on my hands?

Steroid creams: Steroid creams are the mainstay of treatment therapies that a doctor could prescribe to treat dermatitis of the hands. Other ways to treat may be to identify any causes of the dermatitis and subsequently decreasing the exposure. ...Read more

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Is hand dermatitis and atopic dermatitis technically 2 different conditions?

Is hand dermatitis and atopic dermatitis technically 2 different conditions?

Possibly: There are various types of skin conditions that can contribute to rash isolated to hands. Rash can be secondary to a number of conditions including atopic dermatitis, dyshidrotic eczema, irritant or allergic contact hypersensitivity, or other causes. Make an appointment with Allergist or Dermatologist to get to the bottom of the cause and receive the right treatment. ...Read more

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I have really bad dermatitis on my hands I have been to the doctors several times and they have prescribed steroid creams that do not work.

I have really bad dermatitis on my hands I have been to the doctors several times and they have prescribed steroid creams that do not work.

Dermatology?: Of all the doctors you have been to, have you seen a dermatologist? Don't despair, hopefully there is a doctor out there who can help your condition! sometimes you may need to see the same doctor a few times to see if a treatment is working or fails. If you do not follow with the doctor, then it does not give then the opportunity to effectively treat your condition! ...Read more

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I had hand dermatitis real bad in 2014. since ive been flare-up free. Was using clobbetasol propionate .05% Now my buttocks his red, itchy and bumps?

I had hand dermatitis real bad in 2014. since ive been flare-up free. Was using clobbetasol propionate .05%  Now my buttocks his red, itchy and bumps?

Suggest consultation: Modesty aside, a picture is worth a thousand words. It's not possible to tell which of several possible causes is responsible for your rash without seeing it. With a Health Tap consultation you can upload several photos, including close ups in sharp focus. ...Read more

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How soon does it take for contact dermatitis to appear on hands after handling something?

How soon does it take for contact dermatitis to appear on hands after handling something?

Contact dermatitis: The initial reaction can be take days to even longer toappear. Repeat reactions can be quicker. ...Read more

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Dermatitis (Definition)

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