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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
Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more
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
Red, swollen, itchy eyelids. Is it dermatitis? Or something else? 34 male, n/s other wise healthy, not allergic, very rare seasonal. Every so often my lids swell up, get itchy, the skin gets a little peely. The doc gave me dermasmooth, and said I should u
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
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
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?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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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