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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?

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

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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Does eczema ever go away?

Does eczema ever go away?

Yes and no: Eczema, the symptom, can go away with treatment, but eczema, the disease, does not go away but is only controlled. ...Read more

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Will my eczema ever go away?

Will my eczema ever go away?

Maybe : About a third of eczema is caused by allergy. If you knew what you avoid it and the eczema resolves. The other 2/3 are unclear. It could be washing your skin with a harsh soap or cold weather or something outside of your control. ...Read more

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Will eczema go away permanently?

Will eczema go away permanently?

Sometimes or not: Eczema tends to be a chronic skin condition although for some people it does clear over time. Others will continue to have problems. ...Read more

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How to make white patches of eczema go away?

Time: If the skin gets depigmented from scratching, the passage of time may heal it. It may takes many days or weeks however for this to happen. ...Read more

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Does eczema eventually go away? Or does it persist for life?

Does eczema eventually go away? Or does it persist for life?

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

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Can you tell me if I don't scratch my eczema, will the itch go away?

Can you tell me if I don't scratch my eczema, will the itch go away?

Scatching: Scratching makes eczema worst but not scratching may or may not make the itch go away. ...Read more

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Could eczema go away with cream?

Could eczema go away with cream?

Eczema and cream: Some eczema respond to cream some to ointment and lotion, if your eczema respond to cream, you can continue using it, if not try other types of remedy. ...Read more

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I been using aquaphor on my eczema for 2 days. Wonder how long does it take to go away?

I been using aquaphor on my eczema for 2 days. Wonder how long does it take to go away?

Could take a while.: Give it some time. Eczema isn't dangerous, but it can be rather stubborn. If Aquaphor doesn't help within two weeks, you might want to consult your doctor for a topical steroid by prescription. ...Read more

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Will eczema go away without treatment?

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

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Do the white patches (hypopigmentation) that follow an eczema outbreak usually go away?

Do the white patches (hypopigmentation) that follow an eczema outbreak usually go away?

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

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Can atopic dermatitis (eczema) go away with age?

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

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Eczema rash that won't go away. What do you recommend?

Eczema rash that won't go away. What do you recommend?

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

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How would you get an eczema spot to go away? The spot has discoloration. Can eczema be caused by an immune response?

How would you get an eczema spot to go away? The spot has discoloration. Can eczema be caused by an immune response?

Eczema: Is an inflammatory skin condition, usually itchy, red and oozing, can be immune related: yes, as in atopic/ allergic eczema, darkening of skin in eczema is common, would go away after healing, takes time though, visit your doctor for a definitive diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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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?

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?

It is very important: That you seek an opinion with a Dematologist! Your skin pigmentation can be sensitive to many common skin conditions and you should NOT use Over the Counter "remedies"@
Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more

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How long does it take eczema to go away after using aristocort (triamcinolone) cream?

How long does it take eczema to go away after using aristocort (triamcinolone) cream?

Treats symptom: Aristocort (triamcinolone) is a corticosteroid that decrease the inflammation due to the eczematous process. In essence, it relieves the symptoms, but it does not cure the eczema. This process can be from as little as one day to as many as 5 days. ...Read more

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Baby has eczema on cheeks forehead and under the chin. How can I treat it? Will it go away for ever?

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

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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?

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

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My daughter has a small patch of eczema on her cheek I can't get to go away what's the best to use? Doesn't appear to itch, usually put Aquafor on it

Eczema: A small eczema patch will also respond to using over the counter hydrocortisone cream. Apply thinly to patch once or twice daily. Make sure to avoid skin around eyes. Also, use scent and dye free skin care products and soaps. ...Read more

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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?

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

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How can I make the eczema rash red bumps go away?

How can I make the eczema rash red bumps go away?

Cortisone cream: Over the counter 1% Hydrocortisone cream can be useful, but is not very strong. You may need a prescription from a dermatologist. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Not related: I have not heard of steroid causing tinnitus. More likely that you may be having a viral infection causing hives and tinnitus. However only time will tell. See ear doctor if problem persists for longer than 2 weeks or gets more severe. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Don't be too much: Concerned about the beige spot.as long as your eczema and acne are under control. No one is perfect! If it is a cosmetic issue then you need to address this with your dermatologists or plastic surgeons ...Read more

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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.

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

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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Deshidrotic Eczema (Definition)

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