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Is there a natural way to treat dermatitis?

Is there a natural way to treat dermatitis?

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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Dr. Cornelia Franz
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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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Is there an all natural way to treat seborheic dermatitis of scalp ? How about apple cider vinegr? If so , how much ? Or what else and how often?Thnx!

Is there an all natural way to treat seborheic dermatitis of scalp ? How about apple cider vinegr? If so , how much ? Or what else and how often?Thnx!

Wrong question: Poison ivy is natural. The better question is what works? Ask how effective it is, how safe it is, how much it costs, how easy to use and how easy to find. Any product claiming to be "all natural" is taking advantage of you. This is a meaningless claim. I know no-one who wants to smell of vinegar. There are various anti-dandruff shampoos to try. Nizoral (ketoconazole). Head & Shoulders. Selsun. Others. Generics ...Read more

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Is dermatitis treatable?

Yes: In most cases, dermatitis is treatable, but there are many different reasons for dermatitis, i.e. Infection rash, sunburn, chemical exposure. Dermatitis is a broad term meaning "inflammation of the skin". Depending on the cause will determine the treatment. ...Read more

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How to tell if I have contact dermatitis and is it treatable?

How to tell if I have contact dermatitis and is it treatable?

Dry red skin: Best way is to see your primary care doctor. This doctor will give you the treatment. ...Read more

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When healthtap doctor says, allergy shots could work for eczema, is that mean atopic dermatitis is also treatable? Are they similar terms?

When healthtap doctor says, allergy shots could work for eczema, is that mean atopic dermatitis is also treatable? Are they similar terms?

ATOPIC DERMATITIS: Atopic dermatitis is allergic in origin manifested by eczema or other itchy rashes located in the cubital and popliteal areas, recurrent in nature unless allergen is discovered. The allergy shots are given to desensitized the patient. ...Read more

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Is there a way to treat dermatitis perioral naturally .. Any suggestions will be helpful.. ?

Is there a way to treat dermatitis perioral naturally .. Any suggestions will be helpful..  ?

Get to the root: Consider your diet as a culprit: often wheat and perhaps dairy but there are other foods that can cause dermatitis. I use coconut oil as a great moisturizer and has some antimicrobial effects - skip other moisturizers. Use toothpaste that does not have sodium lauryl sulfate and use pure glycerin soap to wash. Avoid makeup.Zinc deficiency can contribute. See a dermatologist if this does not help. ...Read more

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What can I do for sebborahic dermatitis in my scalp its itching, dandruf and red scalp? How to treat please naturally?

What can I do for sebborahic dermatitis in my scalp its itching, dandruf and red scalp? How to treat please naturally?

Shampoo: There are shampoos that can help: selsun type shampoos are over the counter and not too expensive; they have selenium sulfide in them. Best way to use is to build up some foam and let it sit on your scalp for a few minutes before washing out. Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo can be beneficial too. "scalpicin" is another possibility. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat contact dermatitis?

What is the best way to treat contact dermatitis?

Antihistamines and: Steroid creams...Of course it depends on the part of the body involved...Sometimes an "oatmeal" bath is soothing...Cold compresses...But see your dr. If it is getting worse. And an allergist can do patch testing to see what the cause may be...The cure of course is avoiding the trigger. See www.Truetest.Com. ...Read more

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Is there a gentle way to treat contact dermatitis?

Is there a gentle way to treat contact dermatitis?

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 certain medications treat dermatitis?

How do certain medications treat dermatitis?

NUMMULAR DERMATITIS: Common with dry skin. Try to lubricate skin to prevent drying before applying steroid cream.Oral antibiotics may be given for inflamed lesions. For widespread and resistant cases puva rx may be helpful or oral steroid for short rx may be given. ...Read more

Dermatitis (Definition)

Dermatitis means inflammation of skin. Contact dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis and seborrheic dermatitis are ...Read more