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Hadn't been out in the sun for months. sunbathed for 2 hours and eczema flared up and itched intensely for half an hour. normal?

Hadn't been out in the sun for months. sunbathed for 2 hours and eczema flared up and itched intensely for half an hour. normal?

Allergy: Eczema is a type of skin allergy: a breakout after exposure to sunlight may indiciate a photosensitive reaction- I strongly suggest an allergic and dermatolic consultation. Additionally, if you applied a sun blocker, you may be allergic to the chemicals. ...Read more

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Does sun exposure help heal white patches left from eczema?

Does sun exposure help heal white patches left from eczema?

It can: It sounds like you have postinflammatory hypopigmentation. If this is truly the case and there hasn't been much scarring in the area, reasonable sun exposure can help repigment the area. ...Read more

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Why does my eczema act up after laying in the sun?

Dries skin: Eczema is a dry skin condition that can be triggered by excessive heat or cold, sun, wind, dry arid climates (ie: desert or high mountain altitude), stress, environmental change, allergies. Moisturizers and topical steroids help with eczema. ...Read more

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Does the combining of Balneotherapy, with the sun and seawater can cure eczema?

Not curable. Sorry.: You've being offered pricey, gimmicky baths. The people will be very nice and caring, and they can't lose. You know your illlness comes and goes. If it remits, they will claim they helped you. If it gets worse, they'll blame you for it and offer something more intensive. The issue I have is that you say you have eczema but are on Rx for seborrhea. Education & discernment may be the key. ...Read more

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What is the best sun cream for a baby with eczema tat has an allergy to psrfgin?

What is the best sun cream for a baby with eczema tat has an allergy to psrfgin?

Clothing?: Babies should not be in the sun much, but if a must protect with clothing or a physical ( chemical free) sunscreen containing zinc or titanium dioxide. ...Read more

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My bottom lip is inflammed and red and when there is sun light you can see it but when its dark not noticeable as much. Derm said it was eczema, meds they gave dont work. Its kinda burning itchy feeli?

My bottom lip is inflammed and red and when there is sun light you can see it but when its dark not noticeable as much. Derm said it was eczema, meds they gave dont work. Its kinda burning itchy feeli?

Multiple questions: You have asked this question to multiple providers. You have a lip inflammation and a steroid cream is appropriate. See your dermatologist and ask about oral steroids. I suggest zyrtec (cetirizine) as an antihistamine- 1/day. ...Read more

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I have eczema. Usually in the summer my skin tans fine, but this summer I have white sun spots on my thighs, upper stomach, arms, and chest. I heard s?

Pityriasis alba: See a dermatologist. This can be post inflammatory pigment loss which will recover when eczema is controlled. Can also be pityriasis alba, vitiligo, tinea versicolor. See a dermatologist for best outcome. ...Read more