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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

Dr. John Chiu
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Hello, if you spot a tick and you develop a bulls eye rash but no other symptoms of lyme, how long is the initial treatment period of antibitics?

Hello, if you spot a tick and you develop a bulls eye rash but no other symptoms of lyme, how long is the initial treatment period of antibitics?

14to21 days: With history of tick bite and bulls eye rash called erythema migrance, treatment with antibiotics like doxycycline, or amoxicillin, or cedtrixone is for 14to21 days according to cdc guidelines. ...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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What is the treatment for sag eyelids.

What is the treatment for sag eyelids.

Blepharoplasty: Drooping or sagging eyelids can be caused by aging or the congenital (befroe birth) make-up of your eyelids. Blepharoplasty can remove excess lid skin, giving s less tired appearance. Certain chemicals can be injected around the eyes to fill up areas that have lost volume. And a brow lift can help create a more alert appearance. An eye doctor can evaluate and discuss these options with you. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for atopic dermatitis?

What is the treatment for atopic dermatitis?

Many options: Several options include dilute bleach baths, cortisone creams or ointment, antihistamines to relieve the itch and if it is severe enough oral medications. ...Read more

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What treatments are there for atopic dermatitis?

What treatments are there for atopic dermatitis?

Protect: Avoid things that make you break out, soaps & wetness. Wash your hands only when necessary. Wear gloves when needed. Wear clothes made of cotton. Bathe only with a small amount of mild unscented soap, such as dove. Keep the water temperature cool or warm, not hot. Use the medicine your doctor gave you. Use a plain moisturizer daily. Avoid scratching or rubbing the itchy area. Manage stress. ...Read more

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Severe adult lip lickers dermatitis treatment?

Severe adult lip lickers dermatitis treatment?

Healthy lips: I recommend pangea organics lip balm. It has natural certified organic botanical essential oils that heal the skin on your lips without drying them out or exposing you to petroleum or other harsh or dangerous chemicals. ...Read more

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Is there any non-drug treatment for dermatitis/adult acne?

Is there any non-drug treatment for dermatitis/adult acne?

No: Don't wash your face with body soap. Also don't use alcohol or comedogenic products on your face. Try to find an acne wash system like neutrogena pangea organics or something with benzoyl peroxide. Following low sodium diet might help too, since acne-causing bacteria like salt. You can try to prevent spreading bacteria onto your face by not touching your face, washing your phone, etc. ...Read more

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Can there be a natural treatment for seborriac dermatitis, vitamins, diet etc?

Can there be a natural treatment for seborriac dermatitis, vitamins, diet etc?

Natural IS best here: If you are responsible for the health of someone with seborrheic dermatitis, you have a duty to make scientific, evidence-based medicine available. Ironically, the stuff that works (topical zinc, sulfur, and/or selenium) are all offered as "holistic alternative" remedies for other illnesses. Often with a bit of a mild glucocorticoid, this is manageable. All else is adjuncts. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for exfolistive dermatitis caused by lasix (furosemide)?

Drug eruption: Of course the medication should be stopped it it is cause of the rash. Infection needs to be ruled out, also some of the blistering diseases can present as a diffuse peeling skin. This condition needs to be treated by your dermatologist to make sure the diagnosis and treatment are correct. ...Read more

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Is there seborrheic dermatitis treatment which could be bought over the counter?

Dandruff treatment: Dandruff (seborrheic dermatitis) is a chronic skin condition that can be treated but not cured. It tends to flare with season changes and when a person is experiencing stress. Over the counter dandruff shampoos are a good place to start treating dandruff and most of the time do a good job helping. Severe dandruff needs to be seen by a doctor for some prescriptions and for possible tests. ...Read more

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I have seborheic dermatitis on my nipples. What is the best treatment? I've been using daktarin for 1 month with minimal effect.

I have seborheic dermatitis on my nipples. What is the best treatment? I've been using daktarin for 1 month with minimal effect.

Hydrocortisone: Can be used alone or together with the Miconazole already in use. Not if you are nursing. When you shower wash your chest with a dandruff shampoo. ...Read more

Dermatitis (Definition)

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


Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

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