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Skin Eczema Types
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
The term eczema is broadly applied to a range of persistent skin conditions prominent symptoms include dryness and recurring skin rashes that are characterized by one or more of these symptoms: redness, skin edema (swelling), itching, crusting, flaking, blistering, cracking, or bleeding. The cause of eczema is unknown but is presumed to be a combination of ...Read more
Can u plz suggest me some moisturizer for my skin?? My skin type is oily but now it is dry due to eczema
SKIN MOISTURIZER: TRY ONE, TRY ALL. EVERYONE IS DIFFERENT. WHAT YOU LIKE, OTHERS MAY NOT LIKE. GO TO ANY COSMETIC COUNTER AND ASK FOR SOME SAMPLES OF SEVERAL. DIFFERENT PRODUCTS. AFTER USING THESE YOU WILL FIND OUT WHICH YOU LIKE AND WHICH YOU DONT LIKE. SIMPLE AS ALL THAT! ...Read more
Suffering from a typical type of eczema from 6-7 months.Only skin under fingertips peeling out and feeling very itchy at that area.
Hand Dermatitis: If an over the counter Hydrocortisone cream isn't helping and you have been moisturizing aggressively, you may want to see your dermatologist. Hand dermatitis usually requires the use of a higher potency steroid than one you can get over the counter in addition to aggressive use of emollients. Get checked out to see what is actually going on. Best of luck! ...Read more
Can be: It could also just be dry skin. The fact it is excessive kind of implies to me that you are unable to control the condition to your liking. Therefore, i wold recommend a visit to the dermatologist who likely will be able to help solve your problem or keep it at bay and minimize it. (sometimes if hands exposed to excess water like when doing dishes or harsh checmical this can also occur.). ...Read more
For how to get rid of eczema scars and found out that vitamin E oil helps. But i was just wondering, is it good for all skin types?
My mother is suffering form typical type of eczema form last 6-7 months.Her skin at fingertips are peeling out & also have itching at that area.
Eczema: She should see a dermatologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Bugbite-like growth on scalp for 4 weeks. At first skin color, but now looks red inflamed. Symmetrical, clear borders, not bloody.Looks like one patch of eczema. Black hair, 28 yr male, no family history.
Biopsy is pending. What type of skin cancer?
Possibly SSC or AK?: May not be cancer. Traditionally squamous cell cancer (SSC) was infrequent under age 40. But the incidence is increasing in this age range. The risk increases with use of Tanning booths and living in the Sun Belt. You lesion may be actinic keratosis(AK) ( a precursor to SSC), SSC or a non-cancerous skin condition. It would not be Melanoma.see http://bit.ly/1Pj9osP + http://bit.ly/1FTMrdN ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Eczema: The goal of treatment for eczema is to relieve and prevent itching, which can lead to infection. Since the disease makes skin dry and itchy, lotions and creams are recommended to keep the skin moist. These products are usually applied when the skin is damp, such as after bathing, to help the skin retain moisture. Cold compresses may also be used to relieve itching.Over-the-counter products, such as hydrocortisone 1% cream, or prescription creams and ointments containing corticosteroids, are often prescribed to lessen inflammation. ...Read more
I am on the swim team and recently noticed my splotchy rashy skin. I have eczema already so is this eczema? How can I fix it?
Maybe: Hard to say without seeing your skin, but the chlorine in the poolwater is very drying. Lukewarm shower after swimming and then use a good moisturizer (petrolatum based) immediately after that shower. If rehydrating skin does not help, recommend seeing doctor who can actually see your skin. ...Read more
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