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First Signs Of Eczema
Red, Dry, Scaly: Eczema is a skin condition that makes your skin itchy and flaky. More common in people who have allergies. It can also run in families. The symptoms of eczema can include: intense itching, redness, small bumps, skin that flakes off or forms scales. More common in areas around elbow and knee creases, wrists, and sides of the neck. Can also get eczema on hands, forearms, and head. ...Read more
Better with Time: Eczema is a chronic condition that can improve over time. Often it is worse as a child and slowly improves into adulthood. Signs of improvement include less frequent flares and less use of topical steroid creams. Make sure to always practice good skin hygiene measures with frequent moisturization even if your eczema is better controlled. In some cases eczema can worsen as an adult so stay vigilant ...Read more
I never had eczema as a child . Now I have a rash i was told it was that. Can you get eczema for the first time as an adult?
My son have eczema. And i see a dry spot by his hair line is that a sign of eczema in his head please help?
How long does it usually take from first contracting eczema herpeticum to the skin breaking out with fluid filled spots/crusty skin?
Eczema Herpeticum: 5-12 days. Read about it here===>http://www.Buzzle.Com/articles/eczema-herpeticum-symptoms.Html. As you probably know, there are less common, but potential more serious side effects than the usual blistering rash, fever, and discomfort that you get with an attack. It is best to contact your dermatologist to discuss controlling and treating the attack. ...Read more
I need to know what to do with a skin condition that has developed on the top of my ankle. I had an anklet on that started irritating my ankle (it had just looked like eczema at first). (i have the same material on my wrist as a bracelet all the time with
No!: Eczema is not associated with lupus. In my practice I have many patients with psoriasis & eczema with positive anas.They do not have arthritis, and clearly not lupus or related disease. On the other hand, both eczema and psoriasis affect 10% of the population. With that, one would think that 10% of sle patients have these skin diseases, but though common, just by chance, but they are not related. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have an eczema from the first day of my life till now.Many things causes it(dust, wet clothes, dirty clothes, preassuring on skin). Is it inherited?
Runs in families: Although not strictly inherited it does run in families. ...Read more
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