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Flaky cheeks/eyebrows, burning, red. History of eczema. Elidel, azoles, tea tree worsening problem. Could it be eczema not seb derm?
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
Doc says I have facial eczema, prescribed elidel, using it for 5 months. It is not helping. Red, itchy blotches appear daily. I don't think its eczema?
Somewhat: Elidel (pimecrolimus) is an anti-inflammatory cream used to treat eczema. It works best on mild to moderate eczema and when chronic treatment is needed. For moderate to severe eczema, often a more potent topical steroid cream is used to get the rash under control before switching to the safer, but weaker elidel. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I just moved to nebraska from mississippi. My 4 year old daughters eczema flared and was resistant to normal medicine like elidel. Why?
Colder winters: Dry air secondary to winter indoor heating is the most likely causative agent assuming other allergic and stress variables unchanged. The dryness of the indoor air aggravates skin dryness making it itchier and stimulating the "itch scratch" cycle of eczema. Keep her bedroom cool, consider adding humidification, and be very aggressive with skin hydrating agents and oral antihistamines. Enjoy snow. ...Read more
I use elidel since 10 days for treat the eczema in my face,could i stop it and use vibramycine instead of it knowing that i will do IVF after 2 months?
Eczema: Elidel is a calcineurin inhibitor used for some skin problems in lieu of topical steroids. Vibramycin is a Tetracycline antibiotic and is used to treat some types of acne. It is not used for problems such as eczema. Furthermore, if you are to undergo IVF, I would strongly advise discussing ALL medications with your Fertility doc. As well, you might want to see a Dermatologist. ...Read more
What can I do for eczema and seb derm on my face? I have tried washing twice a week with nizoral and elidel with no success. Also took 150 mg fluconaz
Eczema: Fluconide cream and cetaphil twice a day ...Read more
Emollients: This will vary with location and severity. For mild cases barrier repair creams with intermittent steroid or Elidel or Protopic will help. Doetary changes are occasionally helpful. For more extensive severe cases oral medications amy be necessary such as steroids along with CellCept if necessary. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Elidel is the trade name for pimecrolimus which is a derivative of the macrolactam ascomycin which is an immunosuppressant. Its mechanism of action appears to involve inhibition of the activation of t cells. It also prevents the release of inflammatory mediators from mast cells. The drug may impair local immunosurveillance. It is second line ...Read more
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