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Doctor insights on: Treatments For Granulomatous Dermatitis

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Docs! Please tell me what granulomatous dermatitis is?

Docs! Please tell me what granulomatous dermatitis is?

See details: Interstitial granulomatous dermatitis is a rare skin disease often associated with autoimmune diseases such as RA or vasculitis, malignancies such as lymphoma and rarely from a reaction to medication. ...Read more

Dermatitis (Definition)

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


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What is granulomatus dermatitis and how is it treated ?

What is granulomatus dermatitis and how is it treated ?

Complex: This type of skin condition requires a dermatologist's care due to the strong inflammatory component combined with a propensity for topical infections. You should not attempt any home remedies for this chronic condition. ...Read more

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Treatment options for chronic granulomatous disease? Thanks!

Treatment options for chronic granulomatous disease? Thanks!

Quite a few!: Cgd is an immune deficiency that leads to frequent bacterial and fungal infections. Current treatment can include aggressive and prolonged antibiotic, antifungal, and Prednisone use (sometimes continuously for each as prevention), interferon, white blood cell transfusions, stem cell transplantation, and sometimes bone marrow transplantation. ...Read more

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Any recent news on treatment for subacute granulomatous thyroiditis?

Any recent news on treatment for subacute granulomatous thyroiditis?

Not sure about ques: Subacute thyroiditis (often painful) is often caused by a virus, can cause transient hyper or hypothyroidism, but usually is self-limited. It does not produce granulomas. There are rare diseases of the thyroid where a systemic disease (eg sarcoidosis) can infiltrate the gland. Your terminology is unusual. Are you seeing an endocrinologist? ...Read more

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What are treatment options for dermatitis?

What are treatment options for dermatitis?

Not specific enough: "dermatitis" just means "inflammation of the skin". In other words, pretty much every rash is a "dermatitis". Without a more specific idea of what is going on, it is impossible to recommend treatment. Even if you are using "dermatitis" as a synonym for "eczema" (as some do), the possibilities are still too broad, since there are so many different kinds of eczema. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for stasis dermatitis?

What is the treatment for stasis dermatitis?

Stasis: Although extensive work has been completed in the study of treatment of venous ulcers, no large, well-controlled trials examine the treatment of stasis dermatitis. The overall mainstay of treatment has always been aimed at lessening the clinical impact of the underlying venous insufficiency, which is typically accomplished with compression therapy. ...Read more

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What are the alternative treatments for dermatitis?

What are the alternative treatments for 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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What treatments are there for nummular dermatitis?

What treatments are there for  nummular 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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What is the best treatment for perioral dermatitis?

What is the best treatment for perioral dermatitis?

Can't answer: Without seeing you and that little information. If it is dermatitis, A dermatologist would be the Best expert to see ...Read more

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What are treatment options for nummular dermatitis?

What are treatment options for nummular dermatitis?

Nummular derm: Topical steroids are effective. Less erythematous, less pruritic lesions may be treated with low-potency (class iii-vi) steroids. Severely inflamed lesions with intense erythema, vesicles, and pruritus require high-potency (class i-ii) preparations. Penetration of the medication is enhanced by occlusion or presoaking in a tub of plain water followed immediately (without drying) by application. ...Read more

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What are treatment options for perioral dermatitis?

What are  treatment options for perioral dermatitis?

What meds r u using: Perioral dermatitis is frequently caused by usage of topical steroid preparations on the face. If u are putting any lotions or creams on your face, check that they don't contain a steroid and stop using them! see a dermatologist who can prescribe Protopic for example, which can decrease the pod without worsening it after you stop the med. ...Read more

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Perioral dermatitis - what is the best treatment for this?

Perioral dermatitis - what is the best treatment for this?

Find the cause: You can use any non fragrant lip balm or moisturizer with petroleum jelly, a mmild topical steroid will help heal it. But you need to find the cause and avoid it, such as contact dermatitis to something applied on the skin. ...Read more

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What are your treatment options for dermatitis medicamentosa?

See: http://www.rightdiagnosis.com/d/dermatitis_medicamentosa/treatments.htm

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Help please? What is the most effective treatment for perioral dermatitis?

Help please? What is the most effective treatment for perioral dermatitis?

Perioral Dermatitis: The most important advise I have for my patients is DO NOT LICK YOUR LIPS AND ADJACENT SKIN with your tongue. See a Dermatologist if that was not the cause. ...Read more

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What are the best treatments for atopic dermatitis?

What are the best treatments for atopic dermatitis?

Atopic dermatitis: Many factors contribute to this problem like skin barrier, allergies, infection... Keeping your skin moist by applying skin lotion many times a day, avoiding strong soap would help significantly. In mild cases, otc topical Hydrocortisone is also helpful. If symptoms are not controlled, you should see either an allergist or dermatologist since they are specialized in treating eczema. ...Read more

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Symptoms and treatments of penis seborhorrc dermatitis?

Symptoms and treatments of penis seborhorrc dermatitis?

Same as other areas: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/seborrheic-dermatitis/basics/treatment/con-20031872 Nice summary of treatments for seb derm Hope this helps. Best of luck. Dr R ...Read more

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of different treatments for atopic dermatitis?

Advantages: Sorry, there are no disadvantages for treating eczema. See your doctor for appropriate topical and oral therapy. Also, allergy testing can help because food and pollens (indoor and outdoor) can cause or flare eczema. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for toxicodendron dermatitis?

What is the treatment for toxicodendron dermatitis?

Steroids & preventio: This dermatitis may be treated conservatively, but severe symptoms may require topical steroid treatment. ...Read more

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Is there a cure/treatment for stasis dermatitis?

Is there a cure/treatment for stasis dermatitis?

Venous insufficiency: stasis dermatitis is a sign of longstanding vein problems in the legs. The primary treatment is intermittent leg elevation and compression. SFrom minorp vascular proceduresa– Consult your vascular surgeon. Some patients may benefit from minor vein procedures-- see your vascular surgeon. ...Read more

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What are treatment options for stasis dermatitis?

What are  treatment options for stasis dermatitis?

Stasis: The overall mainstay of treatment has always been aimed at lessening the clinical impact of the underlying venous insufficiency, which is typically accomplished with compression therapy. Assessing the patient's peripheral arterial circulation (clinically or with a doppler study) before recommending compression therapy is important. ...Read more

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What's the best OTC treatment for peri oral dermatitis?

What's the best OTC treatment for peri oral dermatitis?

Aquaphor : It depends on what kind of dermatitis you have. Most of cases, it is due to the dryness. You can try otc aquaphor ointment first and hydrocortosone 1 % ointment when the dermatitis does not get better with aquaphore. ...Read more

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Rash (Definition)

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