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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
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
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
Red, swollen, itchy eyelids. Is it dermatitis? Or something else? 34 male, n/s other wise healthy, not allergic, very rare seasonal. Every so often my lids swell up, get itchy, the skin gets a little peely. The doc gave me dermasmooth, and said I should u
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)?
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.
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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?
I had dermatitis when I was young I seem to have the same symptoms now on my elbows neck and my nippers are itchy and sore. What should I do?
I have an itchy rash on my bikini area that sometimes sort of leaks fluid, only when I scratch it. Looks a lot like dermatitis, but I don't know.
Contact?: It may be from a contact allergy or an irritant. Stop using any anti-static agent or softener when drying your clothes and re-wash all of your underwears before wearing. If your rash developed within a few weeks or months after switching to a new detergent, be sure to go back to the old one. In the meanwhile, try topical hydrocortisone cream. If the problem persists, see dermatologist. ...Read more
Contact dermatitis rash stopped itching and is same (red/dark brown)for 19 days. Not itchy just same, ugly dark brown/red. Why is it same, why not fading?
PIH: It could be post inflammatory hyper pigmentation. It. At fade a bit with time. Or you can try skin lighteners to speed to fading. ...Read more
How do I treat new onset (3 mo ago) senorrheic dermatitis? Itchy redness nasal labial folds and under my nose
Sebbrrheic dermatiti: You use combination of anti fungal shampoos like Nizoral (ketoconazole) or head and shoulder or selsun sulphide, and non flurinated steroid cream like memetasone (elocon), temovate oe Lidex cream locally. And antifungal cream like ketocanazole. In your diet eliminate sugars and eat more vegetables. The shampoo is used on scalp. Once the rash is cleared you can cut down the use of steroid creams. You will need to see md. ...Read more
I have a line of red spots on my lower right leg for over a month. Could it be dermatitis or something more serious? Its also itchy sometimes
Contact dermatitis-rash same for several days. When will it start healing? Rash is there for 5 days, still same red itchy swollen. When will it go away
1-2 Weeks: Inflammation from a rash can take time to resolve. I would first suggest you remove anything that could be a possible cause of the rash. Once the cause is removed it can take anywhere between a week or two weeks for the inflammatory products to dissipate from your system. Once the inflammatory products are gone then the redness and itchiness should resolve. ...Read more
I have itchy, flakes and seborrhea dermatitis which is flat around my scalp, I have tried selsun blue but no good results, what medication I use?
Nizoral (ketoconazole) Shampoo: Nzoral shampoo 2-3 x per week for a month then as needed. ...Read more
Can cheese cause my eczema? I've noticed when I cut it out and then bring it back, my skin gets itchy. A doctor told me it was dermatitis before...
Certainly: Milk and its products are a common foundational causes for allergy including eczema ...Read more
Skin is really sore, itchy, think due to room temperature. I recently moved. Got worse, how do I determine where to live for my atopic dermatitis?
See a dermatologist: Atopic dermatitis is usually worse in cold weather, usually better in sun + warm weather. Allergy shots can make it worse. In any case, use skin cleanser with pH 6-7 such as Dove. After a long soak, rub in a ceramide cream (Eucerin Eczema cream, many others) every night. You probably will need prescriptions for full relief. ...Read more
How to treat contact dermatitis itchy rash that seem to spread although I avoid the cause of irritation? What to put on it except corticosperoid cream?
Can allergic contact dermatitis cause you to form tiny blisters on your lips and cause your skin to be itchy?
Yes: Contact dermatitis is a very common medical issue. Normally there is some sort of trigger that causes your body's immune system to over react. Depending on which part of the body received the trigger is where the manifestation of the skin inflammation normally occurs. In fact, sometimes there are things that do not trigger a reaction the first time but after several exposures it can intensify. ...Read more
Very itchy red bum crack. Two red lines either side. Happened after bout of diarreah and excessive wiping. Fungal? Dermatitis?
Rash now 14 days. Dr visit last thursday, contact dermatitis. Symptoms are not better. No relief from red raised itchy bumps what can I do?
Re-evaluation: Depending on the treatment, allergic contact dermatitis can last several days to a month. If would be worthwhile to re-check with a doctor and specifically a dermatologist to confirm the contact dermatitis diagnosis and offer perhaps a different course of treatment. Don't suffer. ...Read more
Slightly Itchy red lump appeared yesturday, 2 inches diameter, swollen, no pain, no heat, no opening, or sign of insect bite. Dermatitis or mrsa??
See your doctor: To have it evaluated as it can have numerous causes. ...Read more