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How To Treat Severe Contact Dermatitis From Allergic Reaction To Neoprene In Ankle Brace
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
I've had pin head like rash on my ankles for about 1 wk. Dr. Said contact dermatitis, I think petechae. No other symptoms. When should I worry?
Dry red skin: Best way is to see your primary care doctor. This doctor will give you the treatment. ...Read more
My 14 month old has a rash and I think it is contact dermatitis. He has allergies and asthma. My question is can he still go to daycare?
If contact rash, yes: Contact allergic-type rashes are not contagious to other children. Though your child's rash may be itchy or bothersome to him/her, it will not spread. If your child is comfortable and there are no signs of a secondary bacterial infection (pus/ yellow-green drainage from any of the spots), it should be fine to return to daycare. ...Read more
I have a red rash on the top of my foot, does not itch. Doctor said is was contact dermatitis and to put hydrocortisone on it, it didn't work.?
Contact dermatitis: It sound like it, if it did not work talk to u physician. ...Read more
Hello I had an allergic contact dermatitis reaction to tree oil. How can I cute it? The skin is raised and super red on my forehead.
Time & less is more: Avoid all cosmetics, and know allergens. See a dermatologist to find out what you are allergic to and what to avoid in personal products that come into contact with your skin. Use products that are hypoallergenic and very mild to moisturize and sooth the skin. Dermatologist might prescribe medications to help lessen the symptoms. Time will allow the skin to heal. ...Read more
Avoidance: If you are reacting to something you are putting on your face, stop. It is difficult for many females to stop using their cosmetics, completely, until the skin heals up. Otc Hydrocortisone cream is helpful in speeding up the healing process and is safe for short term use, but ultimately avoidance is the only cure. ...Read more
I think I'm having a contact dermatitis reaction from a new lotion? Can I take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for the itching on my arms and will it help make it go away
Itchy rash all over except face legs and feet for 6 weeks. Biopsy states contact dermatitis or medication reaction. Where do I start?
Surely the doctor has advised you about a change in medicines.
If not have a family or friend refer you to a doctor who pays better attention to your concerns. ...Read more
A dermatologist yesterday diagnosed me with severe contact dermatitis on my lips. I got a low dose steroid shot. How long til I see peak effect?
I have contact dermatitis and am being treated for it though I've come to find non-itchy different looking tiny bumps on my left elbow...What is it?
Dry skin?: Try some moisturizer on the elbow and see it this helps. If not, see a dermatologist. ...Read more
Does prednisone help with irritant contact dermatitis? I know its prescribed for allergic contact dermatitis but does it work for irritant contact?
Can allergic contact dermatitis cause you to form tiny blisters on your lips and cause your skin to be itchy?
Yes: Contact dermatitis is a very common medical issue. Normally there is some sort of trigger that causes your body's immune system to over react. Depending on which part of the body received the trigger is where the manifestation of the skin inflammation normally occurs. In fact, sometimes there are things that do not trigger a reaction the first time but after several exposures it can intensify. ...Read more
Hi I started off on some prednisone for a severe case of contact dermatitis but was just prescribed medrol (methylprednisolone) as a refill, is this an acceptable replacement?
Similar: The two drugs are very similar with Medrol (methylprednisolone) presumably causing slightly less sodium retention. However, oral steroid should not be used as chronic Rx for contact dermatitis, avoidance is. If the problem persists despite avoidance of a known contact allergen, you need to see a dermatologist to look for another Dx. ...Read more
Had severe case of contact dermatitis, used triamcinalone cream for two weeks which got rid of it, but it's been about 2 weeks & now it's back. Why?
Contact dermatitis: Some cases of contact dermatitis can continue erupting for 3 weeks after initial contact, like poison ivy. Important to identify the substance to which you are allergic so that you don't come in contact with it again. Every time the skin comes in contact with an allergen, the reaction is quicker and stronger. Please see your dermatologist for possible patch testing to figure out the allergy. ...Read more
How do you treat irritant contact dermatitis? My scalp reacted to a shampoo I used a month ago and now my scalp remains very irritated and hypersenstv
Dermatitis: You should see your doctor about it, there are prescription foams you can apply to soothe the scalp. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with allergic contact dermatitis and prescribed Prednisone and Cordran. Can I use both on the same day or choose one or the other?
How to deal with widespread skin inflammation? Inflammation is due to allergic contact dermatitis to a soap which left skin extremely hypersensitive!
See someone: See your pcp or a dermatologist asap. There are prescription creams and pills which could make you feel alot better. ...Read more
How to treat contact dermatitis itchy rash that seem to spread although I avoid the cause of irritation? What to put on it except corticosperoid cream?
Allergic rxn to hair dye 2 months ago. Lymph nodes swollen (<1cm), hair loss, contact dermatitis. What should I do? Do I have to cut the dyed hair?
Exposure...: I don't know if someone has seen you for this and if you have been treated but I would say that if you still have the dye that caused the reaction and still causing problems then it could be a good idea to get rid of it. In any case, I would rather tell you to be seen and have someone give you formal diagnosis and treatment before you do anything. This might be related to some other problems. ...Read more
Poison ivy, nickel.:
Poison ivy, poison oak, poison sumac
nickel or other metals
antibiotics, especially those applied to the surface of the skin (topical)
rubber or latex
fabrics and clothing
other chemicals and substance. ...Read more
My doctor prescribed me triamcinolone cream for severe case of contact dermatitis. He said use all over body except face. Is this safe?
Just had an open abdominal hernia repair on Thursday. I have developed a contact dermatitis that is blistering all over my stomach. How to treat?
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