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I have various symptoms to do with my head and neck.

I have various symptoms to do with my head and neck.

More details: Please more specific details like what these symptoms are, severity, duration, anything that you think will help the docs help you. Feel free to repost. ...Read more

Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
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Atopic Dermatitis (Definition)

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


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Trtd for everything from scabies-eczema. Rash comes & goes, but creeping&itching remain. Now face, neck, scalp itch too. Derm dismissive. Ideas?

Trtd for everything from scabies-eczema. Rash comes & goes, but creeping&itching remain. Now face, neck, scalp itch too. Derm dismissive. Ideas?

See another derm: You need a diagnosis. See another dermatologist and talk to him/her about coming in for an emergency appointment when the rash returns. Perhaps that rash needs a biopsy if the diagnosis is not clear from the physical examination. ...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 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

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My elder son has eczema minor n my new born is showing rashes n white boils on his face n neck i m scared?

My elder son has eczema minor n my new born is showing rashes n white boils on his face n neck i m scared?

Newborn rash: Your newborn might also be at risk of eczema. But this is not so scary if you start prevention early and you follow up with the pediatrician and dermatologist as recommended. Use unscented shampoo and soap and them infrequently.Use neutral skin oil and do not start early feeding with solid food, wait until 6 mo of age to prevent food allergy that would worsen eczema. ...Read more

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I have eczema on my neck which now has discoloration... but now my jaw line is itchy . no redness no rash . . it happens on and off but is new.

I have  eczema on my neck which now has discoloration... but now my jaw line is itchy . no redness no rash . . it happens on and off but is new.

Common: sorry but discoloration related to your eczema and spread of the eczema is pretty common. Best to see your doctor for evaluation as there are many treatments that can help your eczema and some that maybe even help the discoloration. Hope this was helpful. Best of luck with this. Dr. R ...Read more

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What can I do about my 10yo's eczema which started as rash around corner of mouth now spread to cheek and back of neck? Prevention and treatment?

What can I do about my 10yo's eczema which started as rash around corner of mouth now spread to cheek and back of neck? Prevention and treatment?

Determine cause.: One of the most important elements in treating eczematous rashes is to determine the cause if possible. See an allergist or dermatologist for evaluation. If needed, allergy testing should be performed. ...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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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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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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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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How can I make the eczema rash red bumps go away?

How can I make the eczema rash red bumps go away?

Cortisone cream: Over the counter 1% Hydrocortisone cream can be useful, but is not very strong. You may need a prescription from a dermatologist. ...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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Eczema rash, burning and itchy. What's best treatment?

Eczema rash, burning and itchy. What's best treatment?

Usually a medicated : Otc cortisone may help but if not see your doc. ...Read more

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Can anyone suggest any alternative remedies for an eczema rash caused by grass allergy?

Can anyone suggest any alternative remedies for an eczema rash caused by grass allergy?

ECZEMA: Summer is the time for grass allergy sufferer like eczema and other allergies. Steroid cream is the drug of choice, Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream is not effective. ...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


Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more