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Doctor insights on: Eczema Rash Sparing Of The Diaper Area

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Does desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) help an eczema rash?

Does desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) help an eczema rash?

No.: For eczema you will generally require a topical steroid. The required potency of the steroid will depend upon how inflammed the lesion appears to be, how long it has been present and the location. Triamcinolone is often a good choice. ...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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My daughter has raised red bumps in her diaper area could it a rash or are we talking yeast? She also has eczema around the folds of her body ?Help

My daughter has raised red bumps in her diaper area could it a rash or are we talking yeast? She also has eczema around the folds of her body ?Help

Mgt: It may be a yeast infection. An anti fungal diaper cream such as Nystatin may be prescribed, and keeping her clean and dry will help both types of rash. If her eczema or the new rash persists, a follow up appt is advised. ...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 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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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 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, 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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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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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

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Will eczema rash blisters clear up without treatment from a doctor?

Will eczema rash blisters clear up without treatment from a doctor?

Eczema + Blisters: It probably will clear up eventually but the longer it stays around, the more uncomfortable you will be and the greater the chance of scarring. Try some otc cortisone cream. If that doesn't work, see your doctor. ...Read more

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There is a terrible eczema rash on my feet.Itching results in bruise nmarks...Please recommend an oitment?

See a dermatologist: Itchy scaling rash on feet could be eczema or it could be due to psoriasis, contact dermatitis or a fungal infection. A dermatologist can do a scraping to determine if there is fungus there and then prescribe appropriate treatment. If eczema cream is applied to fungal infections they will get worse, and antifungal creams do nothing to treat eczema. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use ammonium lactate and triamcinolone on staph infected eczema rash. Have a severe case of eczema.

Is it safe to use ammonium lactate and  triamcinolone on staph infected eczema rash. Have a severe case of eczema.

Need staph treatment: Those products will help with the eczema but you also need to get proper treatment for the staph infection such as an oral antibiotic. The infection can spread and get much worse without proper treatment. ...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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Exposed to MRSA and now experiencing hoarse voice, eczema, rash on hand, chest congestion, harsh cough and headache. Could this be mrsa?

MRSA: If MRSA infection is moderate, some of the symptoms that may be present include headache, a general sick feeling, muscle aches, shortness of breath, fatigue, fever, shivering and chest pain of mild to medium intensity. More severe cases of MRSA infection usually have worsening symptoms, including: muscle aches, joint pain, bone pain, chest pain, painful breathing, shortness of breath, and fever. ...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