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Skin Problem Eczema
At nite I have extremely itchy upper arms, crawling feeling, No rash lumps skin problems eczema etc allergy tabs don't relieve it?
Dry skin: Use only unscented soap to wash and apply a good moisturizer immediately after bathing to trap more water in your skin layer and probably in another 12 hrs +/- bathing. If this does not help, consult a dermatologist. ...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
please help me to find out what kind of skin problem I have acne, eczema or shingles under the arm its itchy.Iwas very stressed ?
I'm guessing...: The smart money, though, is on shingles since it is localized and very itchy, but there are many other possibilities. Acne seldom itches or pops up here locally; eczema here would be due to something you've come into contact with. Your physician knows how to manage shingles. ...Read more
I have eczema like skin problem and been applying beta metason valerate cream for almost a year now but it still haven't fully healed?
Take a break: Hold on there partner. All cortisone creams lose their effectiveness after 2 weeks. Take a 1 week break between the 2 weeks so it will not thin the skin or be absorbed. Most importantly the cortisone cream ceases to work by week three. Protopic ointment would be ideal for the one week off period. ...Read more
You can have contact: with a healthtap dermatologist for a nominal fee in which you can upload photo. ...Read more
Eczema runs in family & I have problems with dry skin on whole body. The skin on my face peels easy but Not itchy at all. Can it be eczema still?
Can you give me some advice about eczema. itchy, scaly patches on face help sensitive skin problems?
See your doctor: This is a medical issue that lasts a life time and needs to be followed by a doctor. There are prescription treatments for this and your doctor needs to evaluate the problem to choose the correct medication as well as the products to use on your face. Your medspa doctor can also show you laser skin care that help restore your skin and improve the rash with products between visits. Avoid picking ...Read more
Inlaw has got bruises all over him. Doctor said it's eczema under skin and they have diagnosed him with liver problem. He has high bp.How bad is it?
Complex issue: This is a complex issue in patient with multiple medical problems and we don't have all relevant data about his medical status, age and history to answer your question properly. Severe eczema can present with bruises as well as severe liver disease. Simply being old also has skin bruises. Please discuss with a local physician. ...Read more
Good Skin Hygiene: Take good care of your skin and eczema should be kept under control. Avoid long hot showers, avoid harsh and drying cleansers. Apply fragrance-free moisturizer like Vanicream twice a day. For eczema flares, apply prescription strength corticosteroid ointments to problem areas twice a day until clear. See Allergist or Dermatologist for more details. ...Read more
Good Skin Hygiene: Avoid long hot showers and harsh/drying cleansers. Apply fragrance-free moisturizer like Vanicream. Use at least twice a day. For eczema flares, apply prescription strength corticosteroid ointments to problem areas twice a day until clear. See Allergist or Dermatologist if symptoms persist despite proper moisturization. ...Read more