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I have been diagnosed with eczema since i was a newborn & yet I have it still. Could it be psoriasis?

I have been diagnosed with eczema since i was a newborn & yet I have it still. Could it be psoriasis?

Can be dificult to..: Can be difficult to differentiate. I have many patients with psoriasis and/or psoriatic arthritis who have thought or been told they have eczema, and they turn out to have overt or hidden psoriasis. Actopic dermatitis is considered a synonym for excema, but it is a poor one! ...Read more

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Neonatal (Definition)

The term neonatal is generally used to describe events that occur with an infant within the first 30 days after birth.Some practitioners are looser with the definition & extend the ...Read more


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My 6 week old newborn has a rash on her face, head, and back, could it be eczema?

My 6 week old newborn has a rash on her face, head, and back, could it be eczema?

Could be: If the rash is dry and scaly and itchy (any scratch mark?), it is more likely. Have your baby checked by primary care doctor. ...Read more

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How can I tell the difference between newborn acne and an allergic eczema reaction?

How can I tell the difference between newborn acne and an allergic eczema reaction?

Pustules: Newborn acne causes pustules or pimples on the skin. Eczema causes a red, itchy rash, pustules do not occur unless the eczema is infected. ...Read more

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My elder son has eczema minor n my new born is showing rashes n white boils on his face n neck i m scared?

My elder son has eczema minor n my new born is showing rashes n white boils on his face n neck i m scared?

Newborn rash: Your newborn might also be at risk of eczema. But this is not so scary if you start prevention early and you follow up with the pediatrician and dermatologist as recommended. Use unscented shampoo and soap and them infrequently.Use neutral skin oil and do not start early feeding with solid food, wait until 6 mo of age to prevent food allergy that would worsen eczema. ...Read more

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Is destin the cream safe for a newborns face it looks as if she has ezcema?

Is destin the cream safe for a newborns face it looks as if she has ezcema?

Yes: Red cheeks is typical of eczema in infants. Anything to help lubricate the skin will help but you may need a prescription. Eczema is not due to any food and the brand of laundry detergent is not relevant. ...Read more

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How to cure eczema?

How to cure eczema?

No cure, treatable: There is no cure for eczema but atopic conditions such as eczema or asthma can be easily treated with a good regimen, and with steroids with flareups. (www.Chrisohmd.Com). ...Read more

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How to cure eczema?

How to cure 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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How to cure eczema?

How to cure eczema?

HC cream; moisturize: To treat mild or moderate eczema, hydrocortisone 1% cream (a thin coat on the rash twice a day, for 5-10 days) is cheap, found at most stores and works well. A daily moisturizing cream (Cetaphil, CeraVe, Eucerin, etc.) used 2-4 times a day helps to heal eczema and to prevent return of the rash. One can avoid creams with lanolin, aloe, or fragrances if sensitive to the ingredients. Avoid soaps. ...Read more

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Is eczema hereditary?

Is eczema hereditary?

Sometimes: Eczema is in the same group of conditions as allergies and asthma, and can run in families the way they do. It can occur without a family history, though. Also, similar rashes can be caused by contact with irritants or certain metals if you're allergic to them. Use sensitive skin cleanser, avoid bathing in very hot water, and use sensitive skin lotion at least 3 times daily.See your doc if you need. ...Read more

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