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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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Which OTC medication are best for eczema rashes?

Which OTC medication are best for eczema rashes?

Eczema: The best moisturizers are in ointment form which is more effective than creams which are more effective than lotions.Having said that, try vaseline and/or aquaphor first. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to rid of my eczema rashes?

Can you tell me how to rid of  my eczema rashes?

Steroid creams: Steroid creams are the mainstay of treatment therapies that a doctor could prescribe to treat eczema. Other ways to treat may be to identify any causes of the eczema/dermatitis and subsequently decreasing the exposure. ...Read more

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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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What product is good for relieving and preventing eczema rashes?

What product is good for relieving and preventing eczema rashes?

Emollients: Prevent dry skin by taking warm (not hot) showers or baths. Use a mild soap or body cleanser. Apply an effective emollient to your damp skin. Emollients inhibit the evaporation of water. Generally, they are available in jars and have a "stiff" consistency. Applying them to wet skin is the key. You might want to try cetaphil restoraderm or cerave. Try not to itch. C u'r doctor if this doesn't help. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to get rid of my eczema rashes?

Can you tell me how to get rid of my eczema rashes?

Cortisone 10: Cortisone 10 may stop eczema, if you really have eczema. anything stronger than cortisone 10? you need to seek for help from dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have eczema rashes near my knees. How do I cover them up?

I have eczema rashes near my knees. How do I cover them up?

Eczema: You have to be careful in applying anything over eczematous skin as the skin is already inflamed and adding anything is just adding oil to the fire and making the skin more inflamed. Moisturize your skin constantly see your doctor or a dermatologist for good treatment creams. ...Read more

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Will my high blood sugar cause eczema rashes?

Will my high blood sugar cause eczema rashes?

No: However, if your blood sugars are high enough and you become dehydrated, the dry skin could exacerbate your eczema. To my knowledge there is no direct correlation between high blood sugars and eczema alone. ...Read more

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Have you ever taken allergy shots for eczema rashes?

Have you ever taken allergy shots for eczema rashes?

Good question..yes: Most patients with atopic dermatitis or eczema, have regular nasal allergies, and many have asthma as well. Allergists prescribe immunotherapy for those conditions, and often the atopic dermatitis improves. There have been less studies on immunotherapy for atopic dermatitis than for the other two conditions, so the proof that it works isn't quite as strong. It doesn't usually hurt to try, carefully. ...Read more

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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