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Skin Eczema Causes
Chronic Inflammation: Eczema is a chronic inflammatory skin condition. Seems to due to genetic defects in the proteins and lipids supporting the skin layer/barrier called the epidermis. Disruption of this barrier results in inflammation of the skin. You likely have a family history of this condition as it tends to be passed on genetically. Eczema can be mild, moderate or severe. See an allergist or dermatologist. ...Read more
I have very dry itchy skin from eczema , it caused a rash like scar on my legs , will it go away ?
Is skin discoloration due to eczema cause by steroids or long term scratching?How do I remove skin discoloration without hurting my skin?
Steroids: Steroids can cause skin discoloration if you use incorrect potency for certain areas.Darker skin are more prone to have skin discoloration. Be sure to see a doctor to get proper potency cream/ointment for certain areas.Of rash. With long term scratching, your skin can get thickening , may .Leave scar, longer to respond., so try not to scratch if you can.With time, discoloration can get better. ...Read more
No risk: Saliva is a very poor HIV transmitter. Your best bet is to keep your skin healthy and moisturized. Since you have eczema, you are at increased risk of dry and cracked skin. You must apply hypoallergenic moisturizer after handwashing to reduce irritation. You might also consider wearing gloves if this weighs on you psychologically. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Needs Evaluation: Most often eczema has an onset before 5 years of age but it can occur at any age. Presentation and location of eczema can differ depending on age of onset. Slightly more common in females. A lot of children who had eczema will find that as they get older their eczema gets less severe. Discolored skin could also be due to skin fungal infection. See pediatrician to determine proper treatment course. ...Read more
FURMETHIDE ECZEMA: THE ONLY SIDE EFFECTS I CAN FIND WITH EXPOSURE TO FURMETHIDE ARE SWEATING, FLUSHING, AND FREQUENT URINATION. HOWEVER, IT IS CERTAINLY POSSIBLE THAT IT COULD CAUSE ECZEMA. WHEN YOU HAVE A VACATION COMING UP, SEE WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU HAVE NOT BEEN EXPOSED TO IT. HOPE THIS HELPS. ...Read more
Best diet for eczema to decrease flare ups itchiness and dryness of skin thanks in advance.. what cause neck itchiness?
Tough question: Specific foods can trigger eczema (milk, wheat, eggs, nuts for example), but traditional tests for food allergy may not catch the association. If concerned, see an Allergist. Usually the association depends on single-food elimination trials to determine effects. Neck itchiness can be due to eczema or just dryness of skin. Use good moisturizer (eg CeraVe) post luke-warm bathing and later in day. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Clitoris has eczema like symptoms - there is a layer of dead skin that can be peeled off. Returns even when peeled away. Is it a cause of concern?
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