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Sudocrem For Dermatitis On Face
A commercial manufacturer may formulate a cream with natural and chemically produced substances and market it as a diaper cream without rigorous fda testing. Many diaper creams have zinc oxide, vitamin a &d, glycerin or petroleum jelly. Often the purpose of the diaper cream is to separate urine and stool from the baby's skin without fostering irritation or ...Read more
I was prescribed Elidel (pimecrolimus) for dermatitis on face but I may have rosacea too. Will the Elidel (pimecrolimus) make the rosacea worse? Many thanks
I'm diagnosed with dermatitis on face & neck. After 4 days I started having on my ears too. Can dermatitis spread?
Dermatitis: Dermatitis is not contagious and dies not spread. It could be due to dry skin, allergic reaction or irritation to different areas of the skin. It should be treated with a low strength topical steroid along with a moisturizer 2/day. Avoid irritants or other skin care products as it may worsen it. ...Read more
I got contact dermatitis on face/cheeks from polysporin, (bacitracin and polymyxin) and stopped using it. What can I do to make it heal faster and relieve the itch.
No: There are numerous otc products for this: when you shampoo, also wash face with hands. Head & shoulders has 2 kinds. Nizoral, (ketoconazole) selsun, others are easily found & cheap. The generics are just as good. You can get otc Miconazole cream, Clotrimazole cream Hydrocortisone cream. If it fails to respond, see a dermatologist. ...Read more
Does oral Prednisone reduce itching? Or just inflammation? Prescribed Prednisone for contact dermatitis on face. Took pill 2 hrs ago, still itchy.
28 M Ontario CA: Does oral prednisone reduce itching? Or just inflammation? Prescribed for contact dermatitis on face. Took pill 2 hr ago, still itch.
This depends a bit on how old the dermatitis is. The earlier it is treated the sooner it reduces inflammation and then itching. But most reduces inflammation. 2 hours ago? Don't expect miracles. I also give low potentcy steroid cream on face. ...Read more
Any over-the-counter cure for rosacea/seborrheic dermatitis on face (facial dandruff)? Can I use sulfur soap? Ointment?
Possible recurring seborrheic dermatitis on face? Red, flaky & bumps. Have treated with ketoconazole and steroids - even honey. Flared worse. Advice?
Itraconazole is an antifungal drug and will not treat seborrehic dermatitis, if that is what you have. It would be prudent to see a doctor, especially a dermatologist.
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Lupus symptoms neg bloodwork, biopsy of facial rash showed sebhorreic dermatitis but get malar flushing. Deflated and seeking answers?
Malar flushing is most commonly caused by a condition called rosacea. Many times there is a positive family history of similar symptoms. Wine, spicy foods will frequently provoke the flushing. The condition can be mild or severe depending on the degree of flushing and how often it happens. The biopsy seems to have ruled out lupus, but an immunofluresence bx
is more specific. Mirvaso may help. ...Read more
Biopsy of facial rash showed seborrheic dermatitis despite lupus symptoms with all neg blood work. Is biopsy accurate? Stain test wasn't used
Ve been using desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) diaper rash cream on my face for my acne. Will the zinc help my skin?
Zinc: Zinc helps repair damaged tissue and heal wounds. There are some articles out there that suggest a zinc deficiency may contribute to acne issues. This of course is referring to dietary zinc deficiency. Zinc oxide topically is often used in sunscreens for its protective effect from the sun's harmful rays. I can't speak specifically about the use of Desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) for acne - but if it helps you then use it. ...Read more
Avoidance: If you are reacting to something you are putting on your face, stop. It is difficult for many females to stop using their cosmetics, completely, until the skin heals up. Otc Hydrocortisone cream is helpful in speeding up the healing process and is safe for short term use, but ultimately avoidance is the only cure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Time & less is more: Avoid all cosmetics, and know allergens. See a dermatologist to find out what you are allergic to and what to avoid in personal products that come into contact with your skin. Use products that are hypoallergenic and very mild to moisturize and sooth the skin. Dermatologist might prescribe medications to help lessen the symptoms. Time will allow the skin to heal. ...Read more
Can glassea couse seboreich dermatitis on the head skin over ears? I had seboreich dermatitis last year and now came back.?
Not from glasses: Sebborheic dermatitis is an inflammatory skin condition that causes red scaling skin most often on the skin between the yes, around and in the ears or on the scalp. The exact cause is unknown but your glasses did not create the problem. Try Hydrocortisone to relieve your symptoms. ...Read more
Was diagnosed contact dermatitis, when touch my skin hardly, red mark stays long and my face, what is solution? Will it be Forever? Can it heal?
Contact dermatitis: If you remove the offending agent, would anticipate that this will resolve. ...Read more
I m 16 year old female and I have a dandruff like small spot (about 1in) in my head. When I remove it my skin turns pinkish. Is it dermatitis???
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