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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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I have in my ear eczema how to cure it so it won't itch?

I have in my ear eczema how to cure it so it won't itch?

See your PCP: There are drops that you can put in the ear to help with the eczema which in turn will help with the itching. ...Read more

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What is a good way to cure eczema?

What is a good way to cure 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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What's a good way to cure eczema fast?

What's a good way to cure eczema fast?

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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Eczema in children - what is the best cure?

Eczema in children - what is the best cure?

No cure.: Eczema or atopic dermatitis is a complex condition mainly due to an inborn defect in the skin's ability to retain water. It requires daily attention for successful control. Good resources for care are : http://nationaleczema.Org and http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/eczema.Html. The first even has brand name recommendations for skin care products and both have links to other useful sites. ...Read more

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I would like to cure my child's eczema for good.?

I would like to cure my child's eczema for good.?

Control more likely: Curing may be unrealistic unless you can find a food or other allergen causing the eczema and then eliminating it from your child's life. Gentle cleansers, daily use of a good moisturizer like cetaphil and others, use of topical cortisone when necessary, can all help keep eczema in check. Kids with eczema seem to get bacterial skin infections easily too, so oral antibiotics sometimes help a lot. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are eczema symptoms - controlled but never cured?

I was wondering what are eczema symptoms - controlled but never cured?

See below link: A good question. Eczema typically presents with dry, inflamed, itchy skin. There are lots of different patterns of eczema too. Often your primary care doctor can treat this but you can also seek out a dermatologist. http://www.aad.org/dermatology-a-to-z/diseases-and-treatments/e---h/eczema. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for eczema?

Is there a cure for eczema?

No: 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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What's the cure for eczema?

What's the cure for eczema?

No cure but: Regular use of moisturizer to improve the skin's barrier defect, allergen avoidance if indicated, topical steroid, another anti-inflammatory cream (Protopic etc), allergy shots, and/or UVB phototherapy may all be helpful in controlling i or even induce a remission. In children, 70% will enjoy a remission by age 7. In adult, the remission rate is much much lower. ...Read more

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What is the cure for eczema?

What is the cure for eczema?

Control, no cure: While eczema cannot be cured, it can be improved and controlled by using gentle skin care, moisturizing at least daily, and taking a medication to prevent itching. You should also find out if you are allergic since avoiding the allergen may significantly improve the eczema as well. ...Read more

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Is there any cure for eczema?

Is there any cure for eczema?

Yes! : Eczema is an autoimmune disease. Autoimmune diseases are cause by the presence of a food allergy, infection, heavy metal, chemical or mold. Once you figure out the cause(s), you can remove it and the eczema goes away. Feel free to consult me for more info. ...Read more

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What is the cure of skin eczema?

What is the cure of skin eczema?

Eczema: The goal of treatment for eczema is to relieve and prevent itching, which can lead to infection. Since the disease makes skin dry and itchy, lotions and creams are recommended to keep the skin moist. These products are usually applied when the skin is damp, such as after bathing, to help the skin retain moisture. Cold compresses may also be used to relieve itching.Over-the-counter products, such as hydrocortisone 1% cream, or prescription creams and ointments containing corticosteroids, are often prescribed to lessen inflammation. ...Read more

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What is the best cure for eczema?

Steroids: Depends on the severity of eczema, your physician may prescribe a mild to strong potency topical steroids. Use moisturizer and skin cleansers instead of soap for bathing.Oral antihistamine to help with itching. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for atopic eczema?

Is there a cure for atopic eczema?

No: Although atopic dermatitis tends to clear in nearly 75% of patients by their 20's there is no cure since this is an inherited condition affecting 15-20% of children. ...Read more

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Is there a permanent cure for eczema?

Is there a permanent cure for eczema?

ECZEMA: Eczematoid lesions are itchy skin conditions caused by allergens , irritants. The best way to get rid of them is to moisturize the skin, apply steroid cream, avoid allergens, irritants and other triggers. ...Read more

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Can there be any cure for atopic eczema?

Can there be any cure for atopic eczema?

No: 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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What Can I use to cure verrucas and eczema ?

What Can I use to cure verrucas and eczema ?

Acid and avoidance: Common warts respond to salicylic acid preparations, cryotherapy by your doctor, sometimes fungal antigen injection to trigger an immune response against it, and often just time. Eczema is a sensitivity syndrome and responds best to strict avoidance of irritants such as perfumed or colored shampoos, lotions, detergents, etc. It also improves with simple emollient creams and sometimes steroids ...Read more

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What is the longterm cure for eczema in children?

None: Eczema has no " cure"= there are great ways to avoid triggers and treat flares- but as far as taking something or undergoing some treatment to completely be "cured" - none that i know of.. Sorry - - good luck! ...Read more

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If eczema is infected, what is the best way to cure it?

If eczema is infected, what is the best way to cure it?

Infected: If it is infected the you will need antibiotics. Soap and water and general hygiene will also help. ...Read more

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Dr. Mathew Chengot
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Deshidrotic Eczema (Definition)

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