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Does Eczema Go Away On Its Own
I have eczema on my rectum, it went away after applying triamcinolone. It has returned and whenever I wipe my rectum I get a shooting pain in left arm?
Intertrigo: The peri-rectal area is a common area for a rash known as intertrigo. These starts off as an irritation and then secondarily becomes colonized by yeast usually. Avoid using wet wipes to wipe the area. It can be treated with a combination of topical steroid and topical anti-yeast creams and often takes a few weeks to resolve. Zeasorb powder is useful to prevent recurrence. See a dermatologist. ...Read more
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
Unlikely: Would see a good dermatologist.Get a more detailed answer ›
No: 70% of childhood eczema would go away by age 7. The rest gets stuck. ...Read more
Eczema: Eczema is a chronic skin condition. It may be severe in childhood and then improve dramatically in teen years, however many people who have eczema have periodic flares throughout their lives. Most people with eczema have dry skin. Keeping skin moisturized, removing fragrances, dyes, irritants from your environment, using mild cleansers will all help prevent flares. ...Read more
Yes: Most infants and tots will grow out of their eczema. But not all will. And it might take a few years. So you should treat in the meantime. Start with topicals like vaseline, aquaphor or eucerin. Try diaper ointments. My rule of thumb is that it should come from a tub/jar, not a pump bottle. Then if that isn't enough, then talk to your doctor for a prescription. Keep them from scratching! ...Read more
Moisturize: Moisturize, and then moisturizeGet a more detailed answer ›
With time: With time (usually months), the lighter patches should gradually improve. Make sure to moisturize regularly with a hypoallergenic frangrance-free product. ...Read more
Often but not always: 70% of the children lose their ad by age 7, but the other 30% don't. Ad may also develop in adulthood but this is much less frequent and may be a totally different disease. One thing seems clear-nearly all ad patients have dry skin, the result of a defective skin layer causing water loss. Moisturizer immediately after bathing is a must. ...Read more
Proper diagnosis: Dermatologists and allergist are specially trained to help you with your eczema. You need to iddentify the cause of your rash, so some tests may be necessary, consult a specialist. ...Read more
How would you get an eczema spot to go away? The spot has discoloration. Can eczema be caused by an immune response?
Was scratching my neck only to find a very small cluster of tiny bumps. This patch didn't go away and still itches here and there. Eczema?
Yes: Yes this is probably nummular eczema. See dermatologist to make sure. ...Read more
Why do lumps keep appearing on my scalp? Some are crusty (eczema like), some are plain lumps. Some go away, some remain. New ones appear often.
I have eczema and I am African am I have healed It but, there still the wrinkle, discoloration look that just won't seem to go away. Tried fades creams?
Baby has eczema on cheeks forehead and under the chin. How can I treat it? Will it go away for ever?
See a dermatologist: These are common locations for infant eczema. Although this condition might respond to a low potency otc steroid cream, I would advise taking the baby to a dermatologist for evaluation. The condition is generally easily treated, but may recur. In addition, frequently the facial component of the eczema subsides as the child grows older. ...Read more
I have eczema and I've been using eucerin, but. It won't go away. What's a good way to hide the rash and is there somthing better that culd work?
Make sure its eczema: If you are using eucerin regularly and it isn't helping your eczema, you may have something other than eczema. If you haven't been evaluated by a doctor recently I would recommend that you go. If you have an it is still not helping, you may need something stronger. You might also seek a referral to a dermatologist (skin specialist) for a second opinion. ...Read more
Patches of eczema on neck back and shoulders. Some skin has turned white. Have used some low strength cortisone cream but doesn't go away. Autoimmune?
Cortisone: Youmay need to use a stronger steroid cream on areas on body. I recommend you consult a dermatologist for prescription that is correct for your condition. Eczema does not necessarily mean you have an autoimmine disease associated with it. ...Read more
I was given a steroid injection yesterday for hives and eczema. My tinnitus is very high now. Is that likely to go away when medication wears off?
After a severe eczema/acne flare-up, there is now a small beige patch on my skin. Is there any treatment to make it "disappear"? Does it ever go away?
I have a dry, extremely itchy patch of skin on my foot. I thought it was my eczema, but it won't go away. What can I use to help clear it up?
I have some small bleeding red bump clusters that scab up and go away for the past couple years. I have eczema and bumps all over me since birth.
See a dermatologist: Your future welfare and happiness hinges on better control of your skin condition. A skin specialist will help you get the best results with the least expense and effort. ...Read more
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