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How much time does allergic dermatitis take to go away?

How much time does allergic dermatitis take to go away?

Days to weeks: It may resolve but it will probably require treatment by a dermatologidpst. ...Read more

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


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If it takes a long time to atopic dermatitis to go away using method of allergy shot, about how long does it take?

If it takes a long time to atopic dermatitis to go away using method of allergy shot, about how long does it take?

Allergy shots?: Atopic dermatitis by definition may be associated with allergies. However, allergy shots are not considered first line treatment for atopic dermatitis and often have been reported to worsen the condition or symptoms. The bottom line is allergy shots are not first-line treatment but may be incorporated into a more comprehensive treatment plan. ...Read more

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If it takes long time for atopic dermatitis to heal from allergy shots, which other method is proven to work? Acupuncture? Herbal tonic? Any other?

If it takes long time for atopic dermatitis to heal from allergy shots, which other method is proven to work? Acupuncture? Herbal tonic? Any other?

Moisture/antinflam: Atopic dermatitis is managed by reducing the tendency to scratch, which causes a flare, so reduce all forms of rubbing; cetaphil/ probiotics. If worse, consider low potency, short course (< 2 weeks/episode) topical steroids, Elidel (pimecrolimus) or Protopic for < 2 weeks/episode; atarax/ Benadryl q.I.D., p.O. Helps interrupt the scratch/itch cycle. Can try 2 tbs bleach in 1/2 tub--5 min guided soaking the body. ...Read more

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Do symptoms like atopic dermatitis go away quickly?

Do symptoms like atopic dermatitis go away quickly?

Not usually: Atopic dermatitis is usually a chronic condition, characterized by flares and remissions, requiring ongoing management. ...Read more

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Can atopic dermatitis (eczema) go away with age?

Can atopic dermatitis (eczema) go away with age?

Often but not always: 70% of the children lose their ad by age 7, but the other 30% don't. Ad may also develop in adulthood but this is much less frequent and may be a totally different disease. One thing seems clear-nearly all ad patients have dry skin , the result of a defective skin layer causing water loss. Moisturizer immediately after bathing is a must. ...Read more

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What can I do for allergic dermatitis?

What can I do for allergic dermatitis?

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 more

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Irritant vs. Allergic dermatitis, how can you tell?

Irritant vs. Allergic dermatitis, how can you tell?

Allergic contact: Allergic contact dermatitis occurs when your skin comes in contact with substances that your skin is sensitive or allergic to. The reaction usually appears within 24-48 hours after exposure to the allergen. Symptoms that are common include redness, itching and swelling. Sometimes blistering and weeping of the skin also develop. What you are allergic to is determined by your genes. ...Read more

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I've got contact allergic dermatitis reaction, how can I make it heal faster?

I've got contact allergic dermatitis reaction, how can I make it heal faster?

Topical and antihist: If the rash is localized, try applying a topical steroid cream to the area and avoiding the allergen that may have caused the rash. If there is itching, an anti-histamine found over the counter may help relieve the symptoms and reaction. ...Read more

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Do you know of an effective "itch" calmer for bites, allergic dermatitis and the like?

Do you know of an effective "itch" calmer for bites, allergic dermatitis and the like?

Topical steroids : Hydrocortisone is helpful in soothing an itch. But should be used sparingly and short term only. Another quick itch reliever is cold... Try cool compresses! ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I have contact allergic dermatitis reaction, how can I make it heal faster?

What do you suggest if I have contact allergic dermatitis reaction, how can I make it heal faster?

Topical steroid: An OTC steroid cream/ointment such as hydrocortisone. If something stronger is required your doctor will need to prescribe. ...Read more

Dermatitis (Definition)

Dermatitis means inflammation of skin. Contact dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis and seborrheic dermatitis are ...Read more


Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
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Atopic Dermatitis (Definition)

Atopic dermatitis, also known as eczema, is a chronic irritative skin condition where the skin becomes ...Read more