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I am suffering from dermatitis. At any time i feel very hot or very cold. Some times skin becomes itchy. What should I do?

I am suffering from dermatitis. At any time i feel very hot or very cold. Some times skin becomes itchy. What should I do?

Bathe and moisturize: For the itchy skin, i would soak in warm water, pat dry, and then moisturize, preferably with an ointment or cream, rather than a lotion. If you continue to itch, see your physician. For feeling hot or cold, i would see a health professional, as this should be further evaluated. ...Read more

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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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Can contact dermatitis not be itchy?

Can contact dermatitis not be itchy?

Yes: It usually is, but not everyone reads the textbook when they develop their symptoms. :) Try an antihistamine, and if your symptoms worsen or you develop any new symptoms, see your doctor. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Can lamictel reduce the itchiness of atopic dermatitis?

Can lamictel reduce the itchiness of atopic dermatitis?

No: Lamictal was originally developed as an anti-seizure medication but is now mostly used for bipolar disorders. It has a list of possible side effects longer than your arm, even if you are a gibbon - and one of those side effects is itching. There are plenty of legitimate treatments for pruritus due to atopic dermatitis; try Allegra or claritin, (loratadine) or see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How can I treat the itchy symptoms of seborrheic dermatitis?

How can I treat the itchy symptoms of seborrheic dermatitis?

Shampoos or lotions: Several ways to treat seborrheic dermatitis. On the scalp, prescription shampoos can be used such as ketoconazole or clobetasol shampoo. Topical corticosteroids or anti-inflammatory medications can control the redness or scaling symptoms. Over the counter shampoos can be helpful in mild cases that contain selenium sulfide or zinc pyrithione. ...Read more

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Had a blood test done exactly 5 days ago. Now it is itchy and reddish and looking like dermatitis at the puncture point on the elbow.What to do?

Had a blood test done exactly 5 days ago. Now it is itchy and reddish and looking like dermatitis at the puncture point on the elbow.What to do?

Likely allergic : Reaction to bandage. What you described suggests an allergic reaction to some component of the bandage/bandaid that was applied after blood draw. It should resolve on it own in a few days. Do not use the type of dressing/bandaid that was used after venipuncture. ...Read more

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Rash on elbow. Non-itchy and not raised. Doesn't blanch. Feel well in self just a bit sick. History of dermatitis & eczema. Looks to be under the skin?

Rash on elbow. Non-itchy and not raised. Doesn't blanch. Feel well in self just a bit sick. History of dermatitis & eczema. Looks to be under the skin?

Flare of eczema?: Difficult to determine without seeing rash. Non-blanching rash with a history of eczema is concerning for a possible flare. Would consider applying topical corticosteroids to area and monitor for improvement. If this fails have rash evaluated by doctor. ...Read more

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Why would a non-breast feeding never-pregnant woman develop dermatitis only on areolas (itchy, then yellow crust forms from scratching)?

Why would a non-breast feeding never-pregnant woman develop dermatitis only on areolas (itchy, then yellow crust forms from scratching)?

Well...: There is a variety of skin disorders that only affect the areolas... please see a dermatologist. It is not an emergency. It is best if the dermatologists is able to see the skin without you having used any treatment. Good wishes ...Read more

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Is Domeboro Powder or Aveno powder better for itchy contact dermatitis rash?

Is Domeboro Powder or Aveno powder better for itchy contact dermatitis rash?

Eh...: I'm thinking even OTC hydrocortisone cream/ointment would be better for allergic contact dermatitis. If just irritation, perhaps the powders would offer some relief. Just saying from the responses I've gotten from patients. ...Read more

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Dermatitis (Definition)

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