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Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
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Atopic Dermatitis (Definition)

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


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How can I get rid of the rash on my arms? Its itchy and small bumps like goosebumps. Could it be my eczema. Goin to skin dr in 3 weeks

How can I get rid of the rash on my arms? Its itchy and small bumps like goosebumps. Could it be my eczema. Goin to skin dr in 3 weeks

Try Hydrocortiosone: You could try Hydrocortisone cream 1% over the counter twice a day to see if it will resolve the rash. If the rash worsens, then stop the cream immediately and follow up with the dermatologist. ...Read more

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The skin tone on my stomach, chest, neck, and lower back is uneven. Occassionally bumps similar to pimples will appear too. I have a history with eczema. What can I do to get rid of this?

The skin tone on my stomach, chest, neck, and lower back is uneven. Occassionally bumps similar to pimples will appear too. I have a history with eczema. What can I do to get rid of this?

See Your Doctor: Eczema is an inflammatory skin condition; causes dry, itchy areas; treated with topical steroids, moisturizers & more. Once the eczema clears, involved skin may become lighter due to loss of pigmentation. Return of pigmentation can takes wks to yrs. Treatment involves watchful waiting while using cosmetic cover-ups, laser, & more. Pimples sound unrelated; visual exam is needed. See your doctor. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of eczema?

How can you get rid of eczema?

Perhaps: About 50% of childhood eczema goes away by itself (previous data showed 70%). Eczema can usually be controlled with regular bathing followed by moisturizer application. There several medications including biological which have been helpful. UVB-NB phototherapy can be very helpful and allergy shots may also provide benefits. The better answer is that eczema can usually be controlled but not cured. ...Read more

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Is there any possible way to get rid of eczema?

Is there any possible way to get rid of eczema?

No Cure only control: There is no cure for eczema, the same way that there is no cure for hunger. You will eat and get hungry again. With eczema, you will treat the condition, and it may come back. Do your best to stay moisturized and see your dermatologist for treatment.
http://www. Lasvegasdermatology. Com/skin-conditions/eczema-and-dermatitis. ...Read more

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Can there be a way to get rid of eczema permanently?

Can there be a way to get rid of eczema permanently?

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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How do get rid of eczema dermatitis?

How do get rid of eczema dermatitis?

Born again, maybe: Eczema typically a waxing/waning condition of the skin. Symptom severity often correlate with weather changes, i.e. Winter weather usually makes eczema worse. Sun and warmer weather tend to alleviate eczema.
Topical cream/ointment often are helpful. Currently there is no cure! ...Read more

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Does anyone know how to get rid of eczema in a 4 year old child?

Does anyone know how to get rid of eczema in a 4 year old child?

There are many...: ...Kinds of eczema, and treatment often varies by type. It usually involves mild corticosteroid creams (children are more sensitive to steroids than adults), medicated baths, and various skin emolliating techniques. A dermatologist will make a precise diagnosis and tailor a treatment plan to your child's specific situation. ...Read more

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How to get rid of eczema?

How to get rid of eczema?

No real cure: Although there is no real cure, proper moisturizing, topical steroids (triamcinolone, hydrocortisone, etc) and avoiding offending chemicals (alcohol-containing products, drying soaps, etc) can all help. ...Read more

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How to get rid of eczema?

How to get rid of eczema?

No cure yet: Eczema is considered a chronic skin condition which is not curable, but treatable. It tends to get worse during dry/colder weath and better with warmer and more humid temperature. Keep skin moist, avoid excessive cleansing/scrubbing/hot bath/showers etc...Generous use of skin lotion helps. At times, topical meds/steroids, or oral medications may be needed. Consult your doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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How to get rid of eczema?

How to get rid of eczema?

HC cream; moisturize: To treat mild or moderate eczema, hydrocortisone 1% cream (a thin coat on the rash twice a day, for 5-10 days) is cheap, found at most stores and works well. A daily moisturizing cream (Cetaphil, CeraVe, Eucerin, etc.) used 2-4 times a day helps to heal eczema and to prevent return of the rash. One can avoid creams with lanolin, aloe, or fragrances if sensitive to the ingredients. Avoid soaps. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of eczema naturally?

How can I get rid of eczema naturally?

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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Best way to get rid of Eczema forever?

Best way to get rid of Eczema forever?

Atopic dermatitis: About 70% of the children with eczema would lose it by age 7. However for adults it will likely last for a long long time. Allergy shots have been successful in inducing remission in a high percentage of people (assuming that environmental controls and food avoidance if applicable are followed). Topical tacrolimus and/or UVB-NB may be very helpful. There is no sure cure just control. ...Read more

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Can I tell me how I can get rid of eczema?

See a dermatologist: Eczema is not curable yet. But we are not helpless. There are very effective treatments. Begin with evaluation by a skin specialist. Bring with you everything you are using. Be prepared to list previous treatments. Allergy is seldom a factor but must be considered. Diet and stress are not the cause. Antihistamine is not useful for eczema except as sedation. ...Read more

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How to get rid of eczema on my body quickly?

How to get rid of eczema on my body quickly?

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 (diphenhydramine) or zertec etc
Consult Dermatologist or your MD ...Read more

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What method is there to get rid of eczema scales?

What method is there to get rid of eczema scales?

Good Skin Hygiene: Avoid long hot showers and harsh and drying cleansers. Apply fragrance-free moisturizer like Vanicream, Eucerin, or Cetaphil. Use at least twice a day. For eczema flares, apply prescription strength corticosteroid ointments to problem areas twice a day until clear. Wet dressings (wet wraps) with Aquaphor at night can be helpful, especially for scales. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of eczema that is on my neck?

How can I get rid of eczema that is on my neck?

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 more

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What are some ways to get rid of eczema on my scalp?

What are some ways to get rid of eczema on my scalp?

See Below: Dry scaly skin on the scalp can have multiple causes. Dandruff is the most common and scalp eczema is actually rare. Dandruff can be treated with otc dandruff shampoo. If this doesn't work, see you dermatologist. Other conditions such as psoriasis also have effective therapies. ...Read more

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What can I use to help get rid of eczema? Is there a supplement as well? Thank-you

What can I use to help get rid of eczema? Is there a supplement as well? Thank-you

A few options: Your doctor may recommend prescription corticosteroid creams or ointments to ease scaling and relieve itching. For more severe cases, your doctor may prescribe oral corticosteroids, such as prednisone, or an intramuscular injection of corticosteroids to reduce inflammation and to control symptoms, also a class of medications called immunomodulators may be used (not for long term), or light therapy. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of eczema rash?

Moisture+/-cortizone: Increased moisture with lotions for sensitive skin (such as cetaphil, cerave, aveeno, (oatmeal) eucerin) after bathing with a body wash for sensitive skin (dove sensitive skin, aveeno, (oatmeal) cetaphil) will help. Apply loitons or creams frequently throughout the day. For very inflamed (red, itchy) patches, you can use otc 1% hydrocortizone after moisturizing for a few days. If not improving, call your doctor. ...Read more

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How to get rid of eczema on my lips fast!?

How to get rid of eczema on my lips fast!?

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 other makeups or lipsticks on that are causing an allergic reaction making your lips worse. ...Read more

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How to get rid of eczema on the nose and face?

How to get rid of eczema on the nose and face?

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 more

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What are some ways to get rid of eczema on my arms?

What are some ways to get rid of eczema on my arms?

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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Can any doc tell me what's the best way to get rid of eczema on the face?

Can any doc tell me what's the best way to get rid of eczema on the face?

Good Skin Hygiene: Apply fragrance-free moisturizer like Vanicream 1-2 times per day. For eczema flares apply prescription strength corticosteroid ointments to problem areas twice a day until clear (low dose for face). Aquaphor can be applied to face at night before bed and left on the face overnight to promote healing and prevent moisture loss. See Allergist or Dermatologist for more details. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of eczema under lip?

How can I get rid of eczema under lip?

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 more

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Can someone tell me how to get rid of eczema/heat rash?

Can someone tell me how to get rid of eczema/heat rash?

Lotion/steroids: Frequent cool water baths, immediate ointment or lotion and additional steroid creams. ...Read more

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Can I tell me how I can get rid of eczema around your mouth?

Can I tell me how I can get rid of eczema around your mouth?

Fist line measure: Is to apply petroleum-based ointment to the area at bedtime and in the morning. ...Read more

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Deshidrotic Eczema (Definition)

A condition in which tiny, fluid-filled blisters appear on the palms and fingers. ...Read more