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Eczema And Psoriasis
Location?: Both rashes can be scaly, psoriasis more scaly, can be silverish scales. Common on elbows, eczema less so. Psoriasis can have fingernail pitting (tiny holes in nails). Eczema not. Eczema associated with other allergies; stress, seasonal. Psoriasis-- knees too. Or see your doctor or dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
You cannot: you cannot but your pediatrician or a dermatologist often can. ...Read more
You can't: These issues can be effectively controlled but not cured. ...Read more
I have very bad eczema and psoriasis by doc has recommended some very strong tablets are they worth the risk looking at the damage they can do
I have a thin dark scaly spot on my areola. I can scrape it off easily with my fingernail and by the next day, its back. It's not eczema or psoriasis.
See dermatologist: You need to see a dermatologist. It may not be significant but could be marker of more significant problem. ...Read more
How to determine if it is athletes foot, eczema, or psoriasis. I have been told all 3. It does spread, itches, and has small fluid filled bubbles.
I have never had skin issues but suddenly have what appears to be eczema and psoriasis. Also, redness and swelling under eyes intermittently.
Eczema: Skins issues can develop at any point. Sometimes this can happen for unclear reasons while at other times it could be related to medications, other conditions and photosensitivity etc. You should avoid sun exposure and plan to see a dermatologist as soon as possible. You can also see your PCP. ...Read more
Differences: Eczema is a chronic inflammatory skin condition due to genetic defects in the proteins and lipids supporting the skin layer/barrier called the epidermis. Ringworm is a skin infection due to a fungus. Psoriasis changes the life cycle of skin cells causing cells to build up rapidly on the surface of the skin. Extra skin cells form thick, silvery scales and itchy, dry, red patches, that are painful. ...Read more
Went to gum clinic not an sti. said looks like it is eczema/ psoriasis. only responds to steroid cream but returns. what should i do next?
Gum clinic?: Does that mean a dental clinic or is this a peculiar English term for something else? If the skin problem keeps on coming back, see a dermatologist. ...Read more
How do I know if I have eczema, psoriasis or dermatitis? I have had itchy, scaley rashes around my nose, chin, buttocks and even groin. Help!
Can eczema turn into psoriasis? I have a patch of itchy skin on my shin diagnosed as eczema. My GP prescribed Verdeso 0.05% rash came back red & bumpy
No: In fact atopic eczema and psoriasis are nearly 180 degree opposite to each other in term of the immune reactions. Cortisone is a non-specific anti-inflammatory agent which however may help both conditions although better and safer alternatives may be required. The itchy rash on your chin is likely from a contact allergy with hair preparations being the most likely suspects. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Skin conditions: Really should check out the american academy of dermatology for in-depth description. Briefly, psoriasis tends to be an autoimmune disease. Eczema tends to be an allergic disease. Seborrheic dermatitis is thought to be due to a combination of an over production of skin oil and irritation from a yeast called malassezia. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
They are.: And most liekly respond to the same systemic treatment. Thought by many to be two diseases, they share the same genetically prone hla markers. ...Read more
Dry face 10 yrs, no other symptoms so not psoriasis/eczema. Use Baking soda exfoliation, no other products. Want Retin-A 4 wrinkles. Advisable?
35 y.O. Female, I have rf of 97 and high esr, constant extreme fatigue, pain in joints, psoriasis/eczema on hands and scalp. What could this mean?
No rash. No hives. Itch so deep in hands and feet. Only at night. Extreme heat and extreme cold relieves it. no psoriasis eczema or allergy. Help me?
See doctor: Itching is a more complex issue than just something caused by histamine release. Nonetheless it does not hurt to try an antihistamine up to 4 x daily (higher than usual) to see if it helps. If not,you will need to consult a dermatologist or allergist . There are many approaches to find out and treat an itchy disorder which something we allergists see regularly. ...Read more
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