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My DD had rash right after turned 1, she got her shots and switched formula for whole milk rash showed. Switched to almond milk and still. Eczema?

My DD had rash right after turned 1, she got her shots and switched formula for whole milk rash showed. Switched to almond milk and still. Eczema?

Needs to be seen: Rashes are very difficult to diagnosis without seeing the rash. Take the child to her regular physician or another healthcare provider to have the rash evaluated. If there is milk allergy and/or eczema in her family that would tend to make one or other more likely. Milk allergy seems unlikely if changing to almond milk did not make a difference. Picture is eczema. ...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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What's eczema?

What's eczema?

Chronic Inflammation: Eczema is a chronic inflammatory skin condition. Seems to due to genetic defects in the proteins and lipids supporting the skin layer/barrier called the epidermis. Disruption of this barrier results in inflammation of the skin. You likely have a family history of this condition as it tends to be passed on genetically. Eczema can be mild, moderate or severe. See an allergist or dermatologist. ...Read more

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What is eczema?

What is eczema?

Good article about: Atopic dermatitis http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/eczema/ds00986

associated with asthma and allergies also. ...Read more

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What is eczema?

What is eczema?

Eczema: A detailed answer would take more than the allotted 400 characters via healthtap. Here is some detailed information from the National Eczema Association
https://nationaleczema. Org/eczema/ ...Read more

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What causes eczema?

What causes eczema?

Born with tendency.: Eczema is in the same family of conditions as allergies and asthma;someone with eczema has skin that's overly sensitive to dryness and irritation. It can't be cured but usually can be controlled. It is best managed by using a sensitive skin cleanser, avoiding bathing in very hot water, and using a sensitive skin lotion at least 3 times daily, even when the rash isn't there. ...Read more

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How is eczema cured?

How is eczema cured?

Good Skin Hygiene: Eczema can get better over time or it can be a lifelong condition. Take good care of your skin and eczema should be kept under control. Avoid long hot showers, avoid harsh and drying cleansers. Apply fragrance-free moisturizer like Vanicream twice a day. For eczema flares, apply prescription strength corticosteroid ointments to problem areas twice a day until clear. See Allergist for more details. ...Read more

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Is eczema heriditary?

Is eczema heriditary?

Partially: Eczema has a definite hereditary component. Children of parents with a history of allergic diseases such as eczema, hay fever, and asthma are at higher risk of developing asthma. However, eczema can occur in families where there is no history of allergies or eczema. ...Read more

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Eczema and probities?

Eczema and probities?

Autoimmune Paleo: The best way to improve eczema is by stopping inflammation causing grains, lentils, potatoes based items. Avoid milk protein since it causes inflammation

Healthy foods: fish, meats, vegetables, avocados, some saturated fat (butter, coconut oil), olive oil are very effective.
Probonix probiotic and vitD3 10k IU/day help reduce the inflammation as well. You should feel a difference in 1-4 months ...Read more

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How is eczema treated?

How is eczema treated?

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 causes my eczema?

What causes my eczema?

Cause of eczema: Genes. Eczema is a genetic predisposition to have dry skin, which then becomes inflamed. Several things make eczema worse, like dry air, wind, shampoo, wool, sweating, animal dander. Things that help eczema are humidifiers, thick emollients used daily, wearing long sleeves/pants and socks/shoes. Topical steroids are best treatment for active flare ups. ...Read more

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What exactly is eczema?

What exactly is eczema?

Dry skin: A simple definition of eczema is dry skin. ...Read more

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What causes atopic eczema?

What causes atopic eczema?

Moisture loss: The basic problem in eczema is loss of the normal moisture from the skin causing dry skin. Dry skin itches. Scratching the dry skin (or rubbing it on bedding) causes rash. Therefore eczema has been described as "the itch that rashes." people with eczema are sometimes missing some barrier proteins that prevent moisture loss. 1/3 of eczema may have food allergy triggers, but 2/3 will not. ...Read more

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What are symtoms of eczema?

What are symtoms of eczema?

Eczema: Eczema is a skin condition characterized by dry, wrinkled, itchy and occasionally red skin. Symptoms can be reduced with hypoallergenic cleansers and moisturizers, and fragrance/dye free detergents. Topical steroids are also helpful. This condition stems from a hypersensitivity reaction of the immune system. It is controllable, not curable. ...Read more

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What leads to atopic eczema?

What leads to atopic eczema?

Atopy (see below): Asthma, eczema, & allergies are "atopic" diseases. "atopy" is an inherited tendency for developing any of these diseases. That being said... If you already have one of these diseases or have a close blood-relative who does, you have a higher risk (than those who don't) of getting any atopic disease. Note: an increased risk does not mean you actually will get any or all of these diseases. ...Read more

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What are the types of eczema?

What are the types of eczema?

Rash: Eczema is often used as a generic term for any type of flat skin rash. The best defined one is atopic dermatitis which is caused by the skin's inability to keep water in the cells interacting with allergies. But contact dermatitis or any type of rash has been called eczema by some. ...Read more

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What types of eczema are there?

What types of eczema are there?

Many Types: The are many forms of dermatitis (eczema), including atopic, seborrheic, stasis, contact, asteatotic, and nummular forms. Treatment depends upon the location, type, and extent of the dermatitis. ...Read more

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I have eczema, is that inherited?

I have eczema, is that inherited?

Eczema: Multiple genetic as well as environmental factors interact in the pathogenesis of eczema. Increased understanding of genetic predisposition in atopy and eczema has directed interest toward key pathogenic mechanisms including skin barrier dysfunction. ...Read more

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How to treat eczema?

HOW TO TREAT ECZEMA: THERE ARE DOZENS OF DIFFERENT TYPES OF ECZEMA.
WE WOULD NEED TO KNOW:
HOW LONG
WHERE IT IS LOCATED
DOES IT ITCH
HAS IT BEEN TREATED WITH ANYTHING
ANYTHING YOU ARE ALLERGIC TO
DO YOU HAVE CATS OR DOGS
WHAT KIND OF WORK DO YOU DO
WHAT KIND OF SOAP DO WASH WITH
WHAT KIND OF WASHING DETERGENT DO YOU USE
WHAT ARE YOUR HOBBIES
HAVE YOU SEEN A DERMATOLOGIST
IF YOU HAVEN'T SEEN ONE, MAKE AN APPOINTMENT ...Read more

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How to treat eczema?

How to treat 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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Does stress eczema exist?

Does stress eczema exist?

Stress and eczema: Eczema is not uncommonly worsened or brought on by stress. ...Read more

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Is eczema very contagious?

Is eczema very contagious?

No: No. Eczema is an inherited condition with impaired skin barrier resulting in inflammation, causing redness and itching. ...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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Is eczema common in babies?

Is eczema common in babies?

Yes: Eczema is common after the first few months of life. Moderate to severe eczema in children is triggered by a food allergy in greater than 40% of children, although very uncommon to be triggered by a food allergy in adults. ...Read more

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Is lanolin good for eczema?

Probably: As long as you are not allergic to it it may be helpful. If you are allergic to wool, then you are allergic to lanolin. ...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?

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 tanning good for eczema?

Is tanning good for eczema?

Yes: It is often recommended that on try tanning 2-3x a week for about 5-8 minutes at a time to help control my eczema. ...Read more

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What is eczema or dermatitis?

What is eczema or dermatitis?

Skin inflammation: Eczema is the formal term for dermatitis, which means skin inflammation. When most people talk about eczema, they are really referring to atopic dermatitis, which is an immunological condition that is driven by a lot of histamine release in the skin. This is different than, for example, nummular eczema, a coin-like rash that's a reaction to something else going on elsewhere on the body. ...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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I want to remedy for eczema.?

I want to remedy for eczema.?

Get it checked: If you have access to healthcare, it will help to see a healthcare provider to get a general check up. He/she will properly assess and treat the eczema. It's very difficult to adequately treat skin problems with visual assessment. ...Read more

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Can e45 cream take away eczema?

Can e45 cream take away eczema?

Eczema: E45 affects dry skin associated with eczema. It prevents itch and is hydrophilic soaking up moisture. It is one of many products available for the treatment of eczema ...Read more

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Could I rid of eczema for good?

No: Eczema is a chronic condition. Treatment can control or decrease symptoms but not cure it. Some people get better over time. ...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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Quickest way to get over eczema?

Eczema blues!: Eczema can be trying for both patient & treating doctor. Eczema can occur from extrinsic as well as intrinsic factors. To find the cause of eczema is the tricky part. Key thing is to keep the skin nice&soft & infection free¬ to itch. I have found that applying cold paks on the eczema when it itches, helps calm the itch and prevents infection from scratching. Use lots of moisturiser. ...Read more

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Can eczema cause depigmentation?

Yes: Eczema can cause lightening or darkening of the skin as it resolves, depending on your skin tone. True depigmentation of the skin as in vitiligo does not typically result from eczema, although there is an inflammatory type of eczema that result in rapid depigmentation of affected skin. Please see your dermatologist for appropriate diagnosis and management.. ...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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What is the best cure for eczema?

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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What causes eczema or dermatitis?

What causes eczema or dermatitis?

Genetics allergies: People inherit the tendency toward allergic conditions as eczema. You have dry sensitive skin which loses water. Barrier creams such as eletone and hylatopic can be helpful in treating the condition. ...Read more

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Is cinotec cream good for eczema?

Is cinotec cream good for eczema?

Eczema treatment: Eczema is a skin inflammatory condition that varies in severity. For mild disease, you can use the cream that you mention above. Make sure to use plenty of skin moisturizer. See a local allergist or dermatologist if it is not controlled. ...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

Dr. Stephen Scholand
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Deshidrotic Eczema (Definition)

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