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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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I have a non itchy rash under both of my arms, just right above my armpit. I used eczema cream, doesn't work. I tried everything, what can it be?

I have a non itchy rash under  both of my arms, just right above my armpit. I used eczema cream, doesn't work. I tried everything, what can it be?

Lots of things: Rashes are nearly impossible to diagnose correctly without seeing them, especially with so little information. Is it light or dark? Raised, flat, or depressed? Fine bumps? Big welts? Does it blanch when you push on it or no? Are you sick or well? What other symptoms do you have? If it bothers you, and to get it properly diagnosed, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I develop the rashes on my hand2 days ago. Is it eczema?

I develop the rashes on my hand2 days ago. Is it eczema?

Maybe, but many…: …other possibilities: any new detergents/ soaps, perfumes, laundry softener, rings or bracelets, gloves. Any new exposure to chemicals (oven cleaners, cleansers, bleach)? These & a host of other things need to be considered. Might try otc Cortaid (hydrocortisone) to see if that improves rash. If not, see dermatologist or allergist. ...Read more

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Which OTC medication are best for eczema rashes?

Which OTC medication are best for eczema rashes?

Eczema: The best moisturizers are in ointment form which is more effective than creams which are more effective than lotions.Having said that, try vaseline and/or aquaphor first. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to rid of my eczema rashes?

Can you tell me how to rid of  my eczema rashes?

Steroid creams: Steroid creams are the mainstay of treatment therapies that a doctor could prescribe to treat eczema. Other ways to treat may be to identify any causes of the eczema/dermatitis and subsequently decreasing the exposure. ...Read more

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How to successfully treat eczema rashes in a baby?

How to successfully treat eczema rashes in a baby?

FIrst, you need to..: ...Be sure of the diagnosis. Many people & some doctors assume every baby rash is eczema. If it is, there are several kinds, and treatment varies. Choice of treatment is best left to a dermatologist because most of the steroid creams used on adults are too strong for babies. A bleach bath (1/4 cup bleach in tub of bathwater) is a cheap & effective option until you can get to a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What product is good for relieving and preventing eczema rashes?

What product is good for relieving and preventing eczema rashes?

Emollients: Prevent dry skin by taking warm (not hot) showers or baths. Use a mild soap or body cleanser. Apply an effective emollient to your damp skin. Emollients inhibit the evaporation of water. Generally, they are available in jars and have a "stiff" consistency. Applying them to wet skin is the key. You might want to try cetaphil restoraderm or cerave. Try not to itch. C u'r doctor if this doesn't help. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more