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How Can I Get Rid Of Eczema On My Foot Soak In Bleach
Dr. Diamond: Is correct. There are several causes of dry, flaky and itchy feet, including eczema, lichen planus, allergic reactions, fungal infections and even bacterial infections. The key to successful treatment is based on an accurate diagnosis. But none of these conditions respond to bleach, and you can cause harm by soaking your feet in bleach. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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
I've been having eczema for almost a year. Should i see another doctor? Is it possible to get rid of it? It started last summer on one foot. My dermatologist prescribed ultravate, which worked for a while. Then, my other foot started to get itchy and then
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 moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Moiturisation/Steroi: 1 most important in treating eczema is to moisturize the skin by using soaps with moisturisers and using moisturisturisers immediately after bath to retain moisture in your skin 2 Use a steroid cream/lotion./ointment in low/mewdoium/high potency as prescribed and cut it down as rash get better in potency and applications 3If itching take oral Benadryl or zertec etc Consult Dermatologist or your MD ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Good Skin Hygiene: Avoid long hot showers and harsh and drying cleansers. Apply fragrance-free moisturizer like Vanicream. Use at least twice a day. For eczema flares, apply OTC or prescription strength corticosteroid ointments to problem areas twice a day until clear. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Facial Seborrhea: Seborrheic dermatitis commonly affects the face and is characterized by redness and scaling. Typical areas are the eyebrows, frown lines, sides of the nose, smile lines, chin, and beard. Treatment consists of Hydrocortisone cream (1-2.5%) for flares. Some can try anti-yeast creams or washes (including znp bar) to reduce flares. Moisturizering creams can help with dryness as well. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Aquaphor: Try a barrier cream like Aquaphor to seal in moisture and prevent dryness and cracking of lips. Do not overuse chapsticks as these can actually cause worsening of symptoms. Also make sure that you are not putting makeups or lipsticks on that are causing an allergic reaction making your lips worse. Avoid licking lips if that is a habit of yours. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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