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Many hair pores all over body is turning red, forming pus, itchy, won't heal. Autopsy for a chronic injury shows psoriasiform dermatitis. Linked?

Many hair pores all over body is turning red, forming pus, itchy, won't heal. Autopsy for a chronic injury shows psoriasiform dermatitis. Linked?

Folliculitis: Sometimes using a water source like a hot tub can cause infection of the hair follicles. Suggest antibiotic along with gram stain and culture of one lesion. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


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Biopsy petechiae right arm: spongiotic psoriasiform dermatitis w/purpura. Drug eruption in a pt. W/underlying psoriasis or eruptive psoriasis exacerbated by a drug. What does this mean? Drug allergy?

Biopsy petechiae right arm: spongiotic psoriasiform dermatitis w/purpura. Drug eruption in a pt. W/underlying psoriasis or eruptive psoriasis exacerbated by a drug. What does this mean? Drug allergy?

See your doctor: This is what is called a "descriptive" path report. In these cases we construct a list of conditions that can produce this type of reaction pattern then try to narrow it down if possible. In these cases a good solid history needs to be taken to identify any possible cause (drug or other). I am afraid this can be a challenging process and sometimes we do not find the actual diagnosis. Good luck. ...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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What are treatment options for dermatitis herpetiformis?

Treatment derm herpe: Only treatment are Dapsone orally and if associated with it, gluten free diet. ...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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What is psoriasiform spongiotic dermatitis?

What is psoriasiform spongiotic dermatitis?

Not a diagnosis: This is a non-specific description of a skin biopsy. It can be useful only when used with clinical correlation by a dermatologist. ...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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What is the best at home or otc treatment for peri oral dermatitis?

What is the best at home or otc treatment for peri oral dermatitis?

Prescription: None otc I can think of. Do not use steroid creams because in the end it will make it worse. Some have had success with low dose doxycycline, but that is prescription. ...Read more

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Sir, I believe I have contact dermatitis of scrotam. Plz suggest treatment?

Sir, I believe I have contact dermatitis of scrotam. Plz suggest treatment?

Dermatitis: What contact you think caused this? Most probably it is yeast infection in the perineal area, you can try antifungal cream with hydrocortisone crm, of course if not better need to see your physician ...Read more

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Eczema or contact dermatitis, treatment?

Remove the irritant: Contact dermatitis is a straight forward issue of stopping the exposure. You also want to protect the skin with a good moisturizing lotion. Eczema is something that comes from an internal exposure like a food allergy that alters the immune system. You still want to stop the exposure, but it can be hard to find. Both conditions can be moderated with steroid creams and good lotions. ...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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What are treatment options for seborrheic dermatitis?

What are treatment options for seborrheic dermatitis?

Seb Derm: A yeast (fungus) called malassezia. This fungus is one of the normal microscopic life forms that grow, along with certain bacteria, in your skin's oily secretion (sebum). Creams, foams or lotions containing an antifungal agent, such as ketoconazole (ketozole, extina), often help reduce flare-ups, supporting the idea that this yeast is a contributing factor. This codition is not contagious. ...Read more

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What's an effective treatment for seborrheic dermatitis?

What's an effective treatment for seborrheic dermatitis?

ANTIFUNGAL&STEROID C: You need to use anifungal shampoos if scalp is affected
and skin rash you may need steroid cream with/without antifungal cream
consult your dermatologist or family physician. ...Read more

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What are the treatment options for seborrheic dermatitis?

What are the treatment options for seborrheic dermatitis?

ANTIFUNGAL&STEROID C: You need to use anifungal shampoos if scalp is affected
and skin rash you may need steroid cream with/without antifungal cream
consult your dermatologist or family physician. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for photo contact allergic dermatitis?

Steroid Creams: The best treatment is prevention. Avoidance of sun exposure (cover skin, hats, umbrellas, sun screen, etc) or avoid the associated chemical. Once you have the rash, a topical corticosteroid should help. Otc 1% Hydrocortisone with an oral antihistamine (if itching) would be good for starters. If this doesn't help see your primary care physician. Avoid steroid pills or injections if possible. ...Read more

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What are the alternative treatments for nummular dermatitis?

What are the alternative treatments 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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I need to know what's an effective treatment for seborrheic dermatitis?

I need to know what's an effective treatment for seborrheic dermatitis?

Dandruff: Dandruff, or seborrheic dermatitis, is a common disorder that is believed to be caused by a yeast. Most treatments are geared at reducing the yeast. Such treatments include nizoral, (ketoconazole) head and shoulders, and selsun blue. Tar shampoos and corticosteroids can be used as well. This condition rarely results in hair loss.

Treating the dandruff, usually clears the dry scalp. One can use scalp oils. ...Read more

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Seborrheic dermatitis not improving after treatment. What should I do now?

Seborrheic dermatitis not improving after treatment. What should I do now?

Follow up: There are lots of possible treatments for seborrhea. You may need to try something else

it is also possible that it is not seborrhea and you have something else. Bad scalp seborrhea may actually be psoriasis. ...Read more

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For the treatment of peri oral dermatitis, is sulfacetamide sulfur effective?

No: See your doctor for the correct medication and avoid exposing yourself to creams that can cause more allergic responses. ...Read more

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Can you suggest any remedies or treatment for atopic dermatitis that you know to be effective?

Can you suggest any remedies or treatment for atopic dermatitis that you know to be effective?

Moisturizer/steroid: If you look at eczema as a problem with inflammation and dryness, you define what you are treating more easily. Whether it's mild or severe, you should always use topical moisturizers (eucerin, aveeno, (oatmeal) even vaseline). Topical steroids will take care of the inflammation. The severity of the rash generally determines how strong it needs to be. ...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)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more