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Good Skin Hygiene: Quick daily shower (10-15min) in lukewarm water while avoiding harsh and drying cleansers. Pat away excess water and immediately apply fragrance-free moisturizer like Vanicream. Use at least twice a day. For eczema flares, apply prescription strength corticosteroid ointments to problem areas twice a day until clear. Wet dressings (wet wraps) at night with Aquaphor and chlorine baths if more severe ...Read more
Good Skin Hygiene: Quick daily showers (10-15min) in lukewarm water while avoiding harsh and drying cleansers. Pat away excess water and immediately apply fragrance-free moisturizer like Vanicream. Use at least twice a day. For eczema flares, apply prescription strength corticosteroid ointments to problem areas twice a day until clear. Wet wraps at night with Aquaphor and chlorine baths if more severe. See Allergist ...Read more
Is lichenification on face due to eczema permanent?If not how many days will my skin take to heal and is there any medication for healing it?
I am a black british female and I have Lichenification on the knuckle areas of my left my left hand unsightly black legions wear gloves work a chef.
Lichenification: Lichenification occurs with longstanding dermatitis as the outer skin thickens as a response to the inflammation. Most commonly due to eczema or chronic allergic contact dermatitis. Since it is only on the left hand, would suspect the latter. Consider a consultation on Health Tap or with a local Dermatologist or Allergist for a personalized evaluation ...Read more
I have a skin condition called lichenfication etatropics which causes an irritation around my vagina after intercourse. Is there any help?
I'm guessing...: ...That you're referring to lichen sclerosus (formerly known as lichen sclerosus et atrophicus). If so, yes, there are treatments, but they're all prescription strength, so you'll need to see a dermatologist. Don't wait too long, because it gets harder to treat the longer it's there. ...Read more
Cover the Burn: Artificial turf burns are brutal because it is a rug burn to the "n-th" degree. A silvadene compound with zinc to help heal the injury while covering it to avoid future incidence. Usually these injuries are self-limiting and your skin adjusts to the repeated insults by a process known as keratinization and lichenification. As my coaches used to say; "don't worry, you and your skin are tough!". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Here are some ...: Feeling itch here and there on the sac or any other part of skin could be normal as long as not occurring at the same spot leading to repetitive scratch for a chronic skin thickening - called lichenification, which appears in psoriasis, lichen sclerosus, atopic dermatitis (eczema). So, it's ok with occasional itch. More? Seek Doc, preferably a dermatologist. ...Read more
Ive had eczema on my inner elbows for years and after constant scratching i'm left with unsightly lines across my skin, what can i do?
Lichenification?: Lichenification is the term for the deep lines that form when a person has a chronic skin irritation. You will likely have success with getting the eczema under better control (see your doctor!). You may also benefit from using a moisturizer over the area, and perhaps an antihistamine to keep you from itching. "Don't itch" is a pretty useless prescription, don't you think? ...Read more
Having itchy white patches on my groin area, already treated with soframysin and chlotramazol ointments no appreciable improvements.
I have eczema and I use vasline but it never seems to completely soften it how can I get it soft?
See below: The treatment for ezcema is moisturize, moisturize and moisturize. Multiple times a day. After that, reducing inflammation can be done with topical steroids. If your skin is really thick and not softening, it may take a while to remedy this as you may have lichenifications which are area of thickened skin due to scratching and chronic inflammation. Partial healing can take a minimum of 3 wks. ...Read more
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