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Discoid Eczema On Scalp
What causes discoid eczema.I am using a mixture of steroidal cream and aqueous cream relieve itching and to control flare ups.
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
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
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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