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Eczema Or Jock Itch
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
Neuro-cutaneous: Eczema is an inflammatory disease and as such the superficial nerves associated with affected eczema skin areas are stimulated causing the sensations of burning and/or itch. ...Read more
My 6 month old baby has eczema, he scratches real bad. What can I do to stop or decrease the itches?
Was scratching my neck only to find a very small cluster of tiny bumps. This patch didn't go away and still itches here and there. Eczema?
Yes: Yes this is probably nummular eczema. See dermatologist to make sure. ...Read more
I have eczema on my butt leading to my vagina how can I clear it up with OTC products it itches bad and I scratchnit?
Possible to develop eczema from wedding rings? Have two stripes of red, bumpy skiin where my rings usually are, itches a lot.
Wedding Ring Allergy: An allergic reaction to your wedding ring, a condition officially known as wedding ring dermatitis, causes the skin underneath to become red, itchy and dry. While the rash may be a true allergy to platinum, it can also be an allergic reaction to nickel contained in the ring or a skin irritation from trapped residue between the ring and the skin. A dermatologist help determine the cause. ...Read more
Hi- does keratosis pilaris have flare up? My skin itches and dry but, feel sticky. It could be eczema. What can I do? It's in the creasesof my body.
My 5 months old baby girl has eczema. She is completely breastfed. She constantly itches and I can't leave her alone. How can I help her?
My daughter 2 years constantly itches her head but no dendruff or eczema, changed several shampoos. What can it be?
Head lice? Ringworm?: Itchy scalp can mean many things, including treatable causes, such as head lice (pediculosis capitis) or ringworm (tinea capitis. I would start by bringing your daughter to see her doctor, who may find a treatable cause, or may recommend therapeutic shampoos for conditions such as seborrheic dermatitis, or creams for eczema. ...Read more
I have a red rash on my left side that itches tried vassilene. I also have a skin condition like eczema but starts with a K. What could it be??
Keratosis pilaris: There is really no way to tell you exactly what you have, without seeing it. So you should make an appointment with the dermatologist to see if you have some type of eczema which can be treated nicely. One condition, call keratosis pilaris, can be treated in some cases. ...Read more
Skin patch for 5 years. It itches deeply, sometimes bleeds, sometimes like a scar with a red center sometimes scaly. What is it? Not like my eczema
Rash?: Sounds like eczema but a picture would be helpful ...Read more
I have eczema on the insides of my feet that itches so bad that I have scratched with a fork until they bleed and I can no longer wear shoes. Help!
Hydrocortisone cream: Try otc cortisone cream for now. But it would be advisable to follow-up with a dermatologist. ...Read more
My face has red splotches and itches but burns when I sweat. Is this eczema or rosecea? I went to the dermatologist but the 1%meds don't work
Have it re-evaluated: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
The ring worm on my hand seems to not go away. But if the ring worm is gone could it be eczema that took its place. It itches like crazy. & with heat?
Rash on the inner top of my foot. It is red, dry, it itches and hot water hurts so bad. Eczema or possibly athletes foot?
Yes.: It could be eczema, athlete's foot, or something's irritating your skin. How long has this been going on? What's new? ...Read more
I have eczema and they usually appear on my legs eight my thigh or my foot. It doesn't hurt but it itches. What should I do?
My inner ear itches so bad. Drops didn't help. I have allergies and internal eczema. Can either cause the inside of my ear to itch like crazy?
Yes.: Both can cause itchy ears. See an ENT for evaluation. ...Read more
Roundish mostly flast red dry spot on cheek- itches sometimes. I don't know if it is eczema or ringworm.1 month ago had same prob and derm said eczema?
So it is probably ec: Probably eczema. WHAT ARE YOU DOING FOR IT? DOES IT HELP? Eczema is typically chronic and recurrent. If you are not satisfied with current treatment return to the dermatologist. ...Read more
I have a really bad blister rash that itches terribly an has continued to spread for about two weeks they are mainly on my fingers an back eczema?
1). This rash needs to be evaluated " in person" to come up with some conclusive differential
2). The distribution and duration sounds like - scabies or eczema super- infected with bacteria or virus or sone other rash of viral origin. Fungal rash when super infected with bacteria also act like your description. ...Read more
I have a patch of dry peeling skin on the bottom of my feet and it itches. I'm assuming it's eczema. I want to know for sure and if there's anything I can do to get rid of it?
I have been having irritation around my nose and on my nose itself...it itches me and its fairer than my face...i suspected eczema so in tried all sort of antifungal and antibacterial tube creams but its not working instead its spreading?
Can you see a dermat: Can you see a dermatologist? First stop experimenting. The "antifungal" and "antibacterial" creams which you fail to identify may be irritating and probably cause allergic reactions. These will itch. The more you use them the worse you will get. Prolonged inflammation may cause loss of pigment. You might try hydrocortisone cream, but the most important thing is to STOP EXPERIMENTING. ...Read more
Can dyshidrotic eczema be located on top of hands & shins? Hubby has seen drs. No answers creams don't seem to work. Hand itches, cracks & scabs over
NO: Dyshidrotic eczema presents on palms & soles. You need to see a dermatologist. You do not specify which cream was tried. That is very important as some are 1000x more potent than others. Probably he needs an ointment. ...Read more