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What causes exzma?

What causes exzma?

Itch that rashes: In eczema, the 'hallmark' is the itch that rashes, where there is a cycle of itch-scratch that perpetuates this condition. Other skin conditions may mimic eczema, so evaluation by your doctor or dermatologist is warranted.
Atopic individuals have a personal or famiy history of asthma, allergic rhinitis, nasal polyps, or "sensitive" skin. ...Read more

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What should I do for my eszema?

What should I do for my eszema?

Eczema: Steroid creams and moisturizing creams twice a day are best. This is a chronic disease. Hope this helps ...Read more

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How do you treat excema?

How do you treat excema?

Eczema therapy: Cerave, cetaphil and aveeno (oatmeal) carry wonderful over the counter eczema care products. Topical steroids are used as well. ...Read more

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What to use for baby's excema?

What to use for baby's excema?

TLC & MoIsturizer: Lots of lotion, cream or ointment without color or scent. Wash with water only, no (gentle) soap unless you see stubborn dirt, paint or poop. After bath time, pat dry and use olive oil to seal in the moisture. Use mild steroid cream like otc Hydrocortisone 1% cream or talk with your doc about something stronger. Figure out triggers like food, scented body products, detergent, fabric softener. ...Read more

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What should I do about exzema?

What should I do about exzema?

Depends: On severity of your eczema. You will need prescriptions for topical steroids and any good moisturizers. Use skin cleansers for baths instead of soaps. Go see your physician about it before it gets out of control ...Read more

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What to eat to make ezema better?

What to eat to make ezema better?

Not much: Diet has little effect on eczema, yet some small studies have found that probiotics and teas may help relieve eczema. ...Read more

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What should I do to handle excema?

What should I do to handle excema?

Here are eczyma tips: To decrease your steroid use try a thick emollient moisturizer after you shower, don't shower too frequently and pat, not rub, dry. Try to figure out foods that irritate your skin. Use natural, "green earth friendly" laundry detergent and soaps. Tide, All, Ivory, Dove and Irish Spring are some of the worst offenders. ...Read more

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Can excema be cured or just managed?

Can excema be cured or just managed?

Managed: It is often a chronic condition, but may go into remission if triggers can be avoided. For contact dermatitis identifying contact allergy with patch testing is important. Identificatuon of trigger foods with possible oral desentisation with oral desntization has been shown to lead to eczema free skin in about two thirds of individuals in 2 years. ...Read more

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How can you decrease exzma on your skin?

How can you decrease exzma on your skin?

Keep skin moist: Eczema is an allergic skin disease, caused by internal allergies. It is related to asthma and hay fever, and is genetic. It can be seasonal and worsened by stress. It is important to keep the skin moist and to not scratch. You can buy over the counter Hydrocortisone cream, moisturizers like cerave or cetaphyl, and pills to stop itching, like Claritin (loratadine) or zyrtec. If it is very bad, see your md. ...Read more

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How can I cover up excema until it is healed?

How can I cover up excema until it is healed?

Dermablend: The best camouflage for any cutaneous imperfections is dermablend or covermark. ...Read more

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My excema on my back won't go away after a couple years?

Possible eczema: I would agree with dr. Irizarry. I would add however that any eczematous problem that does not improve with appropriate treatment should have further evaluation by a dermatologist as a biopsy may be necessary. It is possible that the diagnosis may not be correct or the treatment may not be right on the mark. ...Read more

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Have an excema flare up that won't go away any suggestions?

Have an excema flare up that won't go away any suggestions?

Can be tough: Is it related to childhood eczema, adult onset eczema or contact dermatitis that resembles eczema from allergy or work. It can be trickyto figure out and may require some testing. See an dermatologist or allergist. ...Read more

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What is the best thing to do about excema and how do children get it?

What is the best thing to do about excema and how do children get it?

Moisturize skin: Children are often genetically predisposed to getting eczema, and it often is seen with other allergies and asthma. To treat you need to keep the skin well moisturized- use a daily moisturizing cream. Sometimes children may also need topical creams to help with the inflammation (such as hydrocortisone) or to combat a secondary bacterial infection. Anti-histamines such as Benadryl (diphenhydramine) help with itch. ...Read more

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Hi am I able to get something prescribed through you for my sons excema?

Hi am I able to get something prescribed through you for my sons excema?

Try different forum: You have posted your question on HealthTap's free, public, informational forum. Diagnoses, prescriptions, or other medical care are not provided on this forum. Try a premium services forum (in the US, is called Prime or Concierge), in which virtual consultations are private, and medical care can be provided. ...Read more

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If your partner has excema, what is the probability that child on the way will have it?

If your partner has excema, what is the probability that child on the way will have it?

Possibly genetic: The cause of eczema is unknown but is presumed to be a combination of genetic and environmental factors. Children whose parents have eczema show a higher risk of developing eczema. ...Read more

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What can I do to make my severe excema more controlled and less of a burden on my everyday life?

What can I do to make my severe excema more controlled and less of a burden on my everyday life?

Severe Eczema: Flare-ups of eczema are traditionally treated with topical corticosteroids. These reduce inflammation in the skin and are safe and effective medicines when used correctly.
Topical steroids come in various strengths, and the least potent product that is effective should be used to control the inflammation.
See your dermatologist for therapy. ...Read more

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What's eczema?

What's eczema?

Chronic Inflammation: Eczema is a chronic inflammatory skin condition. Seems to due to genetic defects in the proteins and lipids supporting the skin layer/barrier called the epidermis. Disruption of this barrier results in inflammation of the skin. You likely have a family history of this condition as it tends to be passed on genetically. Eczema can be mild, moderate or severe. See an allergist or dermatologist. ...Read more

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What is eczema?

What is eczema?

Good article about: Atopic dermatitis http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/eczema/ds00986

associated with asthma and allergies also. ...Read more

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What is eczema?

What is eczema?

Eczema: A detailed answer would take more than the allotted 400 characters via healthtap. Here is some detailed information from the National Eczema Association
https://nationaleczema. Org/eczema/ ...Read more

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What causes eczema?

What causes eczema?

Born with tendency.: Eczema is in the same family of conditions as allergies and asthma;someone with eczema has skin that's overly sensitive to dryness and irritation. It can't be cured but usually can be controlled. It is best managed by using a sensitive skin cleanser, avoiding bathing in very hot water, and using a sensitive skin lotion at least 3 times daily, even when the rash isn't there. ...Read more

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How to cure eczema?

How to cure eczema?

No cure, treatable: There is no cure for eczema but atopic conditions such as eczema or asthma can be easily treated with a good regimen, and with steroids with flareups.
(www. Chrisohmd. Com). ...Read more

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How to cure eczema?

How to cure eczema?

Protect: Avoid things that make you break out, soaps & wetness. Wash your hands only when necessary. Wear gloves when needed. Wear clothes made of cotton. Bathe only with a small amount of mild unscented soap, such as dove. Keep the water temperature cool or warm, not hot. Use the medicine your doctor gave you. Use a plain moisturizer daily. Avoid scratching or rubbing the itchy area. Manage stress. ...Read more

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How to cure eczema?

How to cure eczema?

HC cream; moisturize: To treat mild or moderate eczema, hydrocortisone 1% cream (a thin coat on the rash twice a day, for 5-10 days) is cheap, found at most stores and works well. A daily moisturizing cream (Cetaphil, CeraVe, Eucerin, etc.) used 2-4 times a day helps to heal eczema and to prevent return of the rash. One can avoid creams with lanolin, aloe, or fragrances if sensitive to the ingredients. Avoid soaps. ...Read more

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How is eczema cured?

How is eczema cured?

Good Skin Hygiene: Eczema can get better over time or it can be a lifelong condition. Take good care of your skin and eczema should be kept under control. Avoid long hot showers, avoid harsh and drying cleansers. Apply fragrance-free moisturizer like Vanicream twice a day. For eczema flares, apply prescription strength corticosteroid ointments to problem areas twice a day until clear. See Allergist for more details. ...Read more

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Is eczema hereditary?

Is eczema hereditary?

Sometimes: Eczema is in the same group of conditions as allergies and asthma, and can run in families the way they do. It can occur without a family history, though. Also, similar rashes can be caused by contact with irritants or certain metals if you're allergic to them. Use sensitive skin cleanser, avoid bathing in very hot water, and use sensitive skin lotion at least 3 times daily. See your doc if you need. ...Read more

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Is eczema heriditary?

Is eczema heriditary?

Partially: Eczema has a definite hereditary component. Children of parents with a history of allergic diseases such as eczema, hay fever, and asthma are at higher risk of developing asthma. However, eczema can occur in families where there is no history of allergies or eczema. ...Read more

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Eczema and probities?

Eczema and probities?

Autoimmune Paleo: The best way to improve eczema is by stopping inflammation causing grains, lentils, potatoes based items. Avoid milk protein since it causes inflammation

Healthy foods: fish, meats, vegetables, avocados, some saturated fat (butter, coconut oil), olive oil are very effective.
Probonix probiotic and vitD3 10k IU/day help reduce the inflammation as well. You should feel a difference in 1-4 months ...Read more

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How to manage eczema?

How to manage eczema?

Moisturise: Eczema is a dry / itchy skin condition caused by impaired barrier function rendering the skin more sensitive. The mainstay of treatment is regular daily emollient / moisturiser to nourish the skin and improve its barrier function. Moisturise the whole body. Intermittent targeted use of corticosteroid ointment can be used for flare ups. Caution with soaps. Www. Dermnetnz. Org/topics/atopic-eczema/ ...Read more

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Is eczema hereditary?

Is eczema hereditary?

Yes, it can be.: Eczema or atopic dermatitis is a type of skin allergy or sensitivity. The atopic dermatitis triad includes asthma, allergies (hay fever), and eczema. There is a known hereditary component of the disease, and it is seen more in some families. The hallmarks of the disease include skin rashes and itching. It can occur in any age, most often it affects infants and young children. ...Read more

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