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How Can Remove Dark Spots As Result Of Eczema
A range of persistent skin conditions that 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
Hyperpigmentation: Dark spots or hyperpigmented skin are unlikely to respond to topical steroid creams once the skin has been discolored. These chronic changes are usually permanent, but I would suggest seeing a Dermatologist to determine what possible treatments exist. There are laser treatments and other topical ointments that could be helpful. Schedule an appointment to find out more info. ...Read more
I have some spots appearing on my face and back and shoulders. I'm not sure if they are eczema. They are dark.
Eczema: Blotches of eczema usually are reddened with some crusting, itching and occasional mild weeping. A physician or a dermatologist would have to examine you for diagnosis and treatment, if any is available. ...Read more
I've had eczema since I was a child & it's left me with horrible dark spots all over What would be the most effective way of getting rid of it?
See a dermatologist: Do you have dark skin with darker areas marking the distribution of eczema? Begin with control of eczema, stopping the itch. Probably the color will improve slowly but progressively. There are a variety of treatments to be determined by discussions between you and the DR. ...Read more
Darkness in Diabetic: Eczema can lead to a condition known as secondary hyperpigmentation. This is the skins response to chronic irritation, usually scratching, and results in a persistent darkening. Poor diabetic control can also lead to problems with the skin, including eczema, as can poor nutrition and/or vitamin deficiencies. Some darkening can respond to laser therapy and skin lightners, but prevention is best. ...Read more
I have dark flaky spots on my back,neck,face, and chest. Some people says it is eczema but I don't think it is. May you help me figure what this is?
I have discoloration from eczema. Are there any medical procedures, creams or pills (capsules) available that can lighten the dark spots on my arms?
I have a thin dark scaly spot on my areola. I can scrape it off easily with my fingernail and by the next day, its back. It's not eczema or psoriasis.
See dermatologist: You need to see a dermatologist. It may not be significant but could be marker of more significant problem. ...Read more
Myriad of skin sores: It is very common to see multiple areas of skin changes on the body. Most are associated with the underlying skin development and possible irritants. Some are from lack of oil or the ability of the skin to have the correct moisture and get some reactions. Some are related to disease such as Psoriasis or change to skin moisturizers and some low dose steroid for short time. See dermatologist. ...Read more
Moisturize: Dry, light colored, scaly patches or pityriasis alba is a milder presentation of eczema. Both are primarily a dry skin problem. Basic treatment is to correct the dry skin by using moisturizers and avoiding practices that dry the skin such as bathing in hot water or use of perfumed soaps. You may need additional treatment with steroid creams which would require a visit with your doctor. ...Read more
Definitely Not: Eczema is an allergic condition of the skin and is by definition, not contagious. However, eczematous skin is more prone to infection, and if infected, the bacterial component may be contagious to others. ...Read more
Does eczema cause white spots if you itch it alot? And how do I get the white spots back to normal? I have spots after the itch went away
dermatologic conditions are hard to discuss without seeing them. White spots can be a chronic SCAR from previously gouging the skin. These would be difficult to reverse. Changes in skin color also often occur with skin trauma. Difficult to reverse but less than scar.
Not having the eczema (treating it) for a long time would be a first step. ...Read more
Baby has dry skin and patchy spots of dryness in places on his head and body. Is this eczema? How should I treat?
Mgt: Your baby may have eczema. This can usually be managed by using Eucerin cream a few times a day to the affected areas. I would suggest avoiding long baths and a moisturizer prior to bedtime. Watch for any signs of foods as a possible trigger. ...Read more
I have always had dry skin and suffered from eczema, but here recently I have had some spots pop up that are concerning me.
See Derm: If you are concerned, then best for you to see the Dermatologist skin Dr. to get the lesions evaluated, so you know for sure what they are and if they need to be treated in any way. Best wishes. ...Read more
I have really bad eczema spots around my neck. I am 16, but suffered with it since i was a baby. I am becoming so self conscious as it's getting worse?
See a dermatologist: You will benefit from a prescription steroid cream. It will be easy to use, inexpensive, and safe. ...Read more
Yes.: One should be careful to avoid the eyes. ...Read more
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
Baby has eczema spots all over her body due to the cold dry weather but nothing is helping! is it really eczema? Is there something else i can use?
Soak and Seal skin: Change body wash to a dove, olay or cetaphil/cerave liquid body wash or no soap at all at bath time. Immediately apply moisturizer (aquaphor healing ointment ) with you can adjust frequency depending on the complexion (average 2-3 times daily or more). Lighter lotions evaporate from the skin quickly. Greasy stay in longer-not as pleasant feeling. 1%hydrocortisone cream can be applied after. ...Read more
I have eczema. Usually in the summer my skin tans fine, but this summer I have white sun spots on my thighs, upper stomach, arms, and chest. I heard s?
I am suffering from nummural eczema like coin like spots which sometime cause of itching.Its on my back n on neck suggest me a cream for it.?
My 3 yr old has eczema since i've tried putting her cream she got prescribed but its not helping and is getting white spots in her skin ? Help
Eczema: For eczema you need to use moisturizers like cerave cream which is over the counter 2-6 times a day. Non-steroidals include topical Protopic or Elidel (pimecrolimus) which are very effective at treating eczema. See your dermatologist for a different topical medication. ...Read more
10yr old has had corticosteroid 3x day for signs of eczema? being monitored is this a concern if it's been mth.patchy spots pink itchy is it ezcema?
Go to a different DR: Preferably a dermatologist. Immediately. Beware of Prednisone for eczema. If used at all, the entire dose must be in AM, never 2 days in a row. Not more than 10 or 20mg. Dosing 3x a day will cause side effects which are serious. You can give my name. I am easy to find. ...Read more
I have eczema for years, I am under treatment with hydro cortison and moituring crem but now my forhead is covered with brown spots, what shall i do?
DERMATITIS: See a dermatologist for better evaluation and treatment. You may need cream to lighten or exfoliate the skin. ...Read more
Yes..: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
During this summer, 2 days ago. i got eczema. my skin is dry & peeling. & i have brown spots on my face. how do i get rid of it...please help.
Who said Eczema: Make sure you have a dermatologist diagnose you. Brown spots on face can be sun damage or melasma to name a few. Dry peeling skin may be contact dermatitis, and not necessarily eczema. Sun damage can cause dry peeling skin. Get a good moisturizing sunscreen and a see a dermatologist. ...Read more