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Non Itchy Dermatitis
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
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
I have contact dermatitis and am being treated for it though i've come to find non-itchy different looking tiny bumps on my left elbow...What is it?
Dry skin?: Try some moisturizer on the elbow and see it this helps. If not, see a dermatologist. ...Read more
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
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
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?
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?
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