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How to know if I have eczema?

How to know if I have eczema?

A biopsy can tell : for sure, or see your dermatologist to confirm the clinical diagnosis. Eczema is a very broad term that can be triggered by external agents and stress. Patches that are flat, red and typically a little scaly can be eczema, but also other things so see derm for correct diagnosis ...Read more

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What is eczema? Why do I have it?

What is eczema? Why do I have it?

Autoimmune: Eczema is an autoimmune skin condition, usually caused by unhealthy lifestyle (diet, stress, lack of sleep and sunshine, taking antibiotics) in genetically susceptible individuals. Autoimmune paleo diet + Probonix probiotic+ vitamin D3 supplement help. ...Read more

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What foods should I avoid for my eczema?

What foods should I avoid for my eczema?

Multiple: Children who have undergone controlled food challenges, milk, soy, wheat, peanut and fish account for 90% of food allergens that cause atopic dermatitis (or eczema) flares. This does not mean that you are allergic to all of the above categories, but that these are the most common culprits. Rotating elimination diet monthly is probably more practical. ...Read more

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I want to remedy for eczema. ?

I want to remedy for eczema. ?

Get it checked: If you have access to healthcare, it will help to see a healthcare provider to get a general check up. He/she will properly assess and treat the eczema. It's very difficult to adequately treat skin problems with visual assessment. ...Read more

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Could i rid of eczema for good?

Could i rid of eczema for good?

No: Eczema is a chronic condition. Treatment can control or decrease symptoms but not cure it. Some people get better over time. ...Read more

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How should I treat atopic eczema?

How should I treat atopic eczema?

Topical Creams: For limited localized atopic dermatitis, use a topical emmolient moisturizer to repair the epidermal barrier dysfunction. If itching is troublesome, the application of a topical steroid cream will provide relief. If there are signs of infection with fevers and yellow crusting, seek professional help for antibiotic treatment. ...Read more

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What can I do about atopic eczema?

What can I do about atopic eczema?

....more: Topical meds like steroids offer relief when itching is horrendous. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and hyrdoxyzine can also help..I prefer to approach it with the methods mentioned above to stimulate healing from the inside out. Allergy testing and food allergy testing with companies like alcat can also offer beneficial information. There is much that can be done to help. ...Read more

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How can I stop an eczema outbreak?

GOOD THINKING: Donot scratch, bath only 3 times/wk, mild soap . , cotton clothes , natural non scented oint ment, crisco shortening really good, lot of water to drink, 5berries, fruits, veges/day, evening of primrose oil twice?Day, flaxseed powder every day. You would be happy. ...Read more

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Does vinegar help if I have eczema?

Probably not.: I know there are on-line testimonials praising the therapeutic value of vinegar. In my experience it makes you smell like a salad, and that's about it. There are plenty of legitimate eczema treatments available. Your dermatologist can help you choose one that is appropriate for you. ...Read more

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What should I do about my atopic eczema?

What should I do about my atopic eczema?

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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