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How can I alleviate really bad eczema on face and body?

How can I alleviate really bad eczema on face and body?

Good Skin Hygiene: Apply fragrance-free moisturizer like Vanicream 1-2 times per day. For eczema flares apply prescription strength corticosteroid ointments to problem areas twice a day until clear (low dose for face, higher dose to body). Wet dressings (wet wraps) at night with Aquaphor, phototherapy, and chlorine baths 2-3 times per week if eczema is more severe. See Allergist for more details. ...Read more

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I have small pimples all over my face and eczema. My face feel hot and itching sometimes. How can I cure my pimples and eczema?

I have small pimples all over my face and eczema. My face feel hot and itching sometimes. How can I cure my pimples and eczema?

Acne ; Eczema: Acne can be treated with prescription topicals like ziana or epiduo and oral antibiotics like solodyn (minocycline) or monodox. You can add cerave lotion to the acne medication to control the dryness. See your dermatologist for the prescriptions. ...Read more

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Eczema on face caused dark circles around my eyes. Will it naturally go? Will applying milk around eyes make the dark circles lighter?

Eczema on face caused dark circles around my eyes. Will it naturally go? Will applying milk around eyes make the dark circles lighter?

See allergist: Dark circles around eyes are known as allergic shiners. The combination of eczema and allergic shiners may indicate that you need to see an allergist. ...Read more

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Eczema on face & stomach cramps come after eating kefir & ice cream. Cheese only cause constipation. Could I be allergic to dairy with diff symptoms?

Eczema on face & stomach cramps come after eating kefir & ice cream. Cheese only cause constipation. Could I be allergic to dairy with diff symptoms?

Not an allergy: Stomach cramps suggest lactose intolerance (LI) which develops when the small intestine does not make enough lactase, the enzyme needed to digest the lactose found in dairy products. Symptoms include nausea, diarrhea, cramps, bloating & gas. Your icon suggests you are black; LI is much more common in those of African descent. Limit lactose containing foods and try lactase enzymes or drops. ...Read more

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How can I heal my childs eczema on her face?

How can I heal my childs eczema on her face?

Eczema on face: Try to identify the triggers, and eliminate them. Some common triggers are soaps, detergents, milk and eggs. In general, topical steroids are not recommended on the face, but if the eczema is very bad, you could apply a very thin layer of Hydrocortisone 0.5%. It's always prudent to take your child to a pediatrician. ...Read more

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I have very bad eczema help! on face and body!?

I have very bad eczema help! on face and body!?

See a dermatologist: Have the problem evaluated by a dermatologist. Home remedies or over the counter creams will not usually be effective for generalized disease. ...Read more

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Eczema everywhere but face is this still eczema?

Eczema everywhere but face is this still eczema?

See a dermatologist: Eczema on the face is common among babies but much less common as you grow older. It is very common to see extensive eczema sparing the face. Consider yourself fortunate that at least it is not on your face. Eczema is best treated by a dermatologist, not an allergist. Usually it is not an allergy. ...Read more

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What can I do about my baby's eczema on his face?

What can I do about my baby's eczema on his face?

Baby eczema: Baby eczema is usually a result of mommy hormones that cross the placenta into baby. It generally runs its course in a matter of months. Moisturizer is usually sufficient. If you are worried, it's off to your neighborhood kid-friendly dermatologist. ...Read more

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