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Eyelid Contact Dermatitis Treatment
What is a NATURAL treatment for allergic contact dermatitis on my eyelid? It's from old eyeliner, not using anymore. I got steroids from doc
Remove the irritant: Contact dermatitis is a straight forward issue of stopping the exposure. You also want to protect the skin with a good moisturizing lotion. Eczema is something that comes from an internal exposure like a food allergy that alters the immune system. You still want to stop the exposure, but it can be hard to find. Both conditions can be moderated with steroid creams and good lotions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was diagnosed contact dermatitis on eyebrow, on 2 medications for 10 days have 4 days left swelling hasn't gone down much on eyelid any suggestions?
Keep getting contact dermatitis on eye lids. I stay away from putting anything on my eyelids but it keeps occurring. How can I get rid of it?
The rashes that appear on my face every spring have been diagnosed as contact dermatitis to pollen. Is there a treatment other than steroid creams?
Might have contact dermatitis at my butthole, was wondering what home treatments can I do & should I go to see a doctor about it?
HCC oint+zinc oxide: It sounds awful! Try getting some otc 1% Hydrocortisone ointment and apply to the affected area twice daily. At night, apply zinc oxide paste as a protectant. When wiping after a bm, moisten the tp with cetaphil cleanser and be gentle. If it is not better in 1 week, see a dermatologist. ...Read more
I think its contact dermatitis in one eye once a week swelling with red itchy, dry, flaky, small red spots doc not diognosed but gave me 120mg histamine?
Itchy Contact dermatitis - shots, prednisone, Claritin, Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) Allegra, and various creams not helping (getting worse). Any other treatments?
I am 22 girl with contact dermatitis. My fingers is always dry and scalding and swelling? Is there is anything can cure me apart from corticosteroids?
Prograf or elidel (pimecrolimus): These are non- steroidal immune-modulators. Check your allergies. Even food allergies are known to exacerbate eczema. ...Read more
Avoid irritant: Identify the offending substances and avoid them. You may need the help of an allergist or dermatologist to determine what is contributing to the rash if it doesn't get better when you are avoiding what you think is causing the rash. Avoid overuse of over the counter creams as you can develop a secondary reaction to them and worsen rash ...Read more
My doctor says there is no "cure" for allergy contact dermatitis. I get facial rashes from pollen, and moisturizers don't work. No steroids, please.
Untrue: The cure is avoidance of the contact allergens. Have you undergone patch skin test to try to find out the cause (I suspect one of the facial cosmetics may be causing it)? On the other hand, if you have atopic eczema, then there is no cure although the condition can be controlled. However the location of your rash is not consistent with atopic eczema. See allergist or dermatologist. ...Read more
A list of the top culprits that trigger skin reactions, or contact dermatitis. Some cause symptoms like redness, itchy skin, or inflammation.Some are triggered by an individual's allergy (contact allergic dermatitis) while other chemicals affect everyone (contact irritant dermatitis).
http://www. Webmd. Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/features/dirty-dozen#1 ...Read more
Eventually, yes...: ...Assuming the contactant (substance causing the dermatitis) is identified and removed. But you could go through a lot of itching and scratching before that happens - average contact dermatitis duration is 3 weeks or so. My advice is that you seek treatment, particularly if you don't know for certain that it is a contact dermatitis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rarely: Most contact dermatitis eruptions when they resolve will at most leave pigment residuals either in the form of lighter skin or a brown stain. More severe cases, particularly those cases of irritant (as opposed to "allergic") contact dermatitis do have the capability of causing scarring. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Contact Dermatitis: Allergic contact dermatitis is a T cell-mediated, delayed-type hypersensitivity response. Contact allergens include metals, glues, plastics, rubber, fragrances, topical antibiotics, preservatives, and chemicals used in hair-care and cosmetic products. Avoidance is mainstay of treatment along with topical steroid creams. See an Allergist if you are concerned. Diagnosed by allergen patch testing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Antihistamines and: Steroid creams...Of course it depends on the part of the body involved...Sometimes an "oatmeal" bath is soothing...Cold compresses...But see your dr. If it is getting worse. And an allergist can do patch testing to see what the cause may be...The cure of course is avoiding the trigger. See www. Truetest. Com. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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