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Im Always Breaking Out And I Dont Know Y Can It Be Eczema And How Can I Treat It
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
My skin is lightly red on my cheeks like im breaking out.. I have eczema but scared it may be lupus.. Is this enough reason to suspect lupus?
Eczema vs hives: It's impossible to guess what the itchy bumps could be without knowing where and when they occur. With eczema, there usually isn't a rash until you scratch because you itch. The rash results from scratching. The bumps are often tiny, as well. With hives, the bumps can be tiny or huge, they get bigger with scratching, and they go away completely in a few hours. With poison ivy you get blisters. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When healthtap doctor says, allergy shots could work for eczema, is that mean atopic dermatitis is also treatable? Are they similar terms?
No: The pacifier itself shouldn't cause eczema as dr. Ferguson mentioned, however any excessive drool may cause a contact dermatitis around the baby's mouth. The pacifier may trap a little moisture by the mouth and cause a small area of irritation. If this is the case use vasoline ointment as a barrier. You don't need to stop using the pacifier. Aap recommends using up to 1 year for bedtime/naps. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have to wear a lanyard for work, but it is causing my neck to break out with eczema. Is there any way i can prevent it from causing the break out?
Eczema: You are allergic to that specific lanyard, you might decide to change and get from different fabric. ...Read more
Used desonide for baby eczema for the last 2 weeks. How long should I take a break before resuming?
2 weeks: If you have been using desonide twice daily for 2 weeks, you should take a break for at least 2 weeks before resuming. As a rule of thumb, 2 weeks is the maximum number of days in a row to use twice daily topical steroids. If you are using topical steroids only once daily, then you may use them for a month. Use caution on the face and genital regions with topical steroids (can thin skin). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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