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What is a NATURAL treatment for allergic contact dermatitis on my eyelid? It's from old eyeliner, not using anymore. I got steroids from doc

What is a NATURAL treatment for allergic contact dermatitis on my eyelid? It's from old eyeliner, not using anymore. I got steroids from doc

You can...: You can try moisturizing cream or baby oil.Organic coconut oil which can help with inflammation as well. Make sure this is applied on the eyelid and protect your eyes from external creams. ...Read more

Dermatitis (Definition)

Dermatitis means inflammation of skin. Contact dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis and seborrheic dermatitis are ...Read more


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How to stop the wrinkliess in atopic dermatitis eyelids?

How to stop the wrinkliess in atopic dermatitis eyelids?

Dermatology creams: Question probably better addressed by a dermatologist than an ophthalmologist. Likely suggestions would be moisturizing skin creams, or perhaps a mild otc steroid cream like Hydrocortisone 1%. Be cautious using steroid creams around the eyes, as even small amounts getting into the eyes over long periods can cause cataracts and glaucoma. Have frequent, routine eye exams. ...Read more

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How to treat dermatitis around eyelids and the skin where eyebrows are?

How to treat dermatitis around eyelids and the skin where eyebrows are?

Topical corticostero: Topical corticosteroid cream of low potency such as Hydrocortisone 1% for starters. If this does not help then you need to see a physician who can prescribe temporarity a slightly stronger corticosteroid. If chronic than you need a steroid sparing product such as Elidel (pimecrolimus) or protopic. ...Read more

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Recently diagnosed with sebhorric dermatitis. It's being treated, but my eyelids won't get better. Using OTC cortisone per my doc. Any other ideas?

Recently diagnosed with sebhorric dermatitis. It's being treated, but my  eyelids won't get better. Using OTC cortisone per my doc. Any other  ideas?

Lid hygiene : You may also have seborrheic blepharitis which requires ophthalmic treatment. Don't use otc corticosteroid ointment on your eyelashes. An ophthalmologist will describe a treatment regimen consisting of warm compresses, gentle massage with dilute baby shampoo, and occasionally an eye ointment, either antibiotic or antibiotic/steroid combo application to eyelids. In advanced cases, oral antibiotics. ...Read more

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Dry and scaly eyelids from dermatitis, look terrible, need help!?

Dry and scaly eyelids from dermatitis, look terrible, need help!?

Treatment available!: Smile5, you may be suffering from eczema which is a common skin disorder that produces a dry, scaly rash and usually causes itching. Season changes can be a triggering cause. You can try using an over the counter product such as a Hydrocortisone cream and see if that helps. You can also check with the pharmacist for any recommendations. If no improvement, you may need to see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed contact dermatitis on eyebrow, on 2 medications for 10 days have 4 days left swelling hasn't gone down much on eyelid any suggestions?

I was diagnosed contact dermatitis on eyebrow, on 2 medications for 10 days have 4 days left swelling hasn't gone down much on eyelid any suggestions?

You may have: "blepharitis" an infection of the EyeLID....Try soaking in warm water in an eye cup ( you can purchase in any drug store) You may have to see am Opthamologist for an antibiotic Prescription cream! Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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If you have blepharitis or eyelid dermatitis ithcing, will allergy meds (oral or eyedrop) relieve or lose the itching ?

If you have blepharitis or eyelid dermatitis ithcing, will allergy meds (oral or eyedrop) relieve or lose the itching ?

different condition: Blepharitis and dermatitis of eyelid are two different medical conditions with different etiology and treatment. Blepharitis is an infection of the eyelid needs to be treated with antibiotics.Dermatitis which causes the ithing needs to be treated with antiinflammatory meds including steroids locally and if really severe may need oral steroids.You can use antihistamines(allergy meds) for itching. ...Read more

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27yo.Been precscribed Epiduo for face acne, used it 3 months.Ruined my eyelids skin, now im using elidel (pimecrolimus) for eyelids dermatitis but is not improving.

27yo.Been precscribed Epiduo for face acne, used it 3 months.Ruined my eyelids skin, now im using elidel (pimecrolimus) for eyelids dermatitis but is not improving.

Keep it moist: Please avoid epiduo around the eye, Epiduo is mixture of Retinoid and Benzoyl perdoxde, it's very irritant to the skin especially around the eye. You can use it separately and make sure wash the benzoyl right away. For your lids pls wash it with cold water and place either Shea oil, Coconut oil or Vaseline A&D ointment to keep the skin moist. Stop other creams or treatments. Keep it sample ...Read more

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How can you tell between seborrheic dermatitis and eczema? Pictures online make me believe it's one or the other. Effected - r. eyelid/r. behind ear.

How can you tell between seborrheic dermatitis and eczema? Pictures online make me believe it's one or the other. Effected - r. eyelid/r. behind ear.

The two: disease are "similar": but have very DIFFERENT causes and LOCATIONS all of which allow the trained DERMATOLOGIST to distinguish the two. The "appearance" "ONLINE" is NOT helpful in making that diagnosis!!!! Ask your PCP for a referral!!! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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Can be eye allergy only have itching (swollen and red skin "only when rub") ? Or is that blepharitis or eyelid dermatitis ? No makeup +cl for long tim

Can be eye allergy only have itching (swollen and red skin "only when rub") ? Or is that blepharitis or eyelid dermatitis ? No makeup +cl for long tim

both allergies and: Blepharitis cause itching. Usually the itching is worse with allergies. It is also possible to have both allergies and blepharitis at the same time. ...Read more

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Can I use hydrocortisone cream for dermatitis on the eyelid if the skin is cracked open or oozing?

Can I use hydrocortisone cream for dermatitis on the eyelid if the skin is cracked open or oozing?

Be careful: Hydrocortisone should be used carefully by the eye. It should not get into the eye because it can cause cataracts. Use the least amount possible in that area. Keep in mind that steroid creams have side effects: thinning of the skin, changes in the color of the skin. ...Read more

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