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How to successfully treat eczema rashes in a baby?

How to successfully treat eczema rashes in a baby?

FIrst, you need to..: ...Be sure of the diagnosis. Many people & some doctors assume every baby rash is eczema. If it is, there are several kinds, and treatment varies. Choice of treatment is best left to a dermatologist because most of the steroid creams used on adults are too strong for babies. A bleach bath (1/4 cup bleach in tub of bathwater) is a cheap & effective option until you can get to a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


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Can high blood sugars be the cause of my baby's eczema rash?

Can high blood sugars be the cause of my baby's eczema rash?

No.: I don't know of any evidence of a link between blood glucose levels and eczema. The good news is that most babies outgrow infantile eczema; the bad news is we can't tell you when - could be a week, could be a year or more. ...Read more

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Baby has a rash on outer lips of vagina only is that diaper rash or eczema my baby does have ezema I'm wondering if she has it on her Virgina?

Baby has a rash on outer lips of  vagina only is that diaper rash or eczema my baby does have ezema  I'm wondering if she has it on her Virgina?

Exam will tell: Unfortunately diagnosing the difference between the two is essentially impossible over the computer. Best to get a visual exam and evaluation to give the answer. Good luck. ...Read more

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Anyone know any in home cures for eczema rash?

Anyone know any in home cures for eczema rash?

Wet wrap: You need to apply a thick moisturizer, such as cerave or petroleum jelly or vaseline, wrap the area loosely with wet gauze followed by dry gauze and keep overnight moisturize daily, don't take long showers, and make the water tepid. ...Read more

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Eczema rash that won't go away. What do you recommend?

Eczema rash that won't go away. What do you recommend?

Proper diagnosis: Dermatologists and allergist are specially trained to help you with your eczema. You need to iddentify the cause of your rash, so some tests may be necessary, consult a specialist. ...Read more

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Is there any way to clear the darkness leftover by an eczema rash?

Is there any way to clear the darkness leftover by an eczema rash?

DERMATITIS: Discolorations secondary to eczema or other skin disorders can be cleared by applying Retin-A to peal- off the skin or applying eldoquin forte to the area to lighten it. ...Read more

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When my skin is really dry, it becomes white and flaky. Is it an eczema rash?

When my skin is really dry, it becomes white and flaky. Is it an eczema rash?

No.: People with eczema often complain that their skin is dry, but dry skin, in and of itself, is not the same as eczema. Treatments are completely different as well, so if you aren't sure what is going on, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of eczema rash?

How can I get rid of eczema rash?

Moisture+/-cortizone: Increased moisture with lotions for sensitive skin (such as cetaphil, cerave, aveeno, (oatmeal) eucerin) after bathing with a body wash for sensitive skin (dove sensitive skin, aveeno, (oatmeal) cetaphil) will help. Apply loitons or creams frequently throughout the day. For very inflamed (red, itchy) patches, you can use otc 1% hydrocortizone after moisturizing for a few days. If not improving, call your doctor. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of eczema rash on face?

How can I get rid of eczema rash on face?

Depends on the cause: 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

Dr. Cindy Juster
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Eczematous Rash (Definition)

An eczematous rash is a clinical finding in which there is an area of skin that is red, itchy, and dry, but sometimes oozing a bit. This type of rash is common in the condition called eczema, but may ...Read more


Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more