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Has Anyone Ever Been Given Cyclosporine To Treat Eczema
Severe cases.: In very severe cases Cyclosporine has been used. In most cases it is treated with prescription creams and oral steroids for brief periods. A recent report shows that vitamin d 1600 units is helpful for eczema. In over 60 per cent of eczema patient sublingual desentization can cause resolution of eczema over a 2 year period. ...Read more
The term eczema is broadly applied to a range of persistent skin conditions prominent symptoms include dryness and recurring skin rashes that are characterized by one or more of these symptoms: redness, skin edema (swelling), itching, crusting, flaking, blistering, cracking, or bleeding. The cause of eczema is unknown but is presumed to be a combination of ...Read more
Last resort: Cyclosporine is an effective treatment for eczema - but it is usually used only when all else has failed, because it is toxic to the liver and kidneys, among other things, and weakens the immune system. It should never be taken without close monitoring by an expert in its use for that purpose (usually a dermatologist). ...Read more
Yes but....: Before using cyclosprorin, get tested for igg food sensitivities. Or at least try avoiding the most common food allergens for a few wks and then add back in slowly to determine what u r reacting to. The most common are wheat, all dairy products, corn, oats, soy, eggs.It can be any food. U need to do a yeast cleanse and start basic vitamins as well. I've treated many difficult cases w/success. ...Read more
When healthtap doctor says, allergy shots could work for eczema, is that mean atopic dermatitis is also treatable? Are they similar terms?
Yeast rash on back was diagnose as bacterial and as eczema and I was given antibiotics and steroids which made it worse.I'm pregnant how to treat?
See a dermatologist: Confused question reflects a confused Dr who should have sent you to a dermatologist. Do you have infection or eczema or something else? Which antibiotics? Which steroids? Is the rash confined to your back? Does it itch? How bad? How long? Ever before? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had relentless itching all over for several months. I was previously treated for scabies and given ointment for eczema but nothing has helped.
Baby has eczema on cheeks forehead and under the chin. How can I treat it? Will it go away for ever?
See a dermatologist: These are common locations for infant eczema. Although this condition might respond to a low potency otc steroid cream, i would advise taking the baby to a dermatologist for evaluation. The condition is generally easily treated, but may recur. In addition, frequently the facial component of the eczema subsides as the child grows older. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was given clindamycin 300mg for eczema treatment.Ever since I took it, I have had diarrhea. what should I do now before specialist?
C. diff infection: Until proven otherwise. Clindamycin is infamous for causing diarrhea, and specifically for being the agent most associated with developing Clostridium difficile (C. diff) infectious diarrhea. If you have this condition and you use things like Immodium you can develop a deadly complication called toxic mega colon. It may be simple diarrhea, but you can't afford to be wrong. You need a doc ASAP 2day ...Read more
Depends on severity: Mild eczema is best treated with strict adherence to proper bathing routines, moisturizing creams & skin barrier repair measures. More severe eczema can be treated with all the above, but may also need more serious approaches like oral medications. This could include methotrexate, cellcept, and cyclosporine. Eczema can also be managed using phototherapy (narrow band uvb). See a dermatologist. ...Read more
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