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Dermatologist diagnosis spongiotic dermatitis- what causes this and what's a treatment? What are more specific terms under this? Clobetasol no good.

Dermatologist diagnosis spongiotic dermatitis- what causes this and what's a treatment? What are more specific terms under this? Clobetasol no good.

MAYO CLINIC: Seems you have had extensive diagnostic & therapeutic efforts. Also sounds like biopsy was read as spongiosis. That is more a pathology diagnosis rather than a clinical one. You have been through a frustrating time. Your dermatologist will want to get another opinion. I think you are not far from the mayo clinic.

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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.

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I have subacute chronic spongiotic dermatitis with scattered eosinophils- what does that mean?

I have subacute chronic spongiotic dermatitis with scattered eosinophils- what does that mean?

Allergic dermatitis: The eosinophils indicate an allergic component. This can be due to drug (or other ingested products), or contact allergen.

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How to treat spongiotic dermatitis rash?

How to treat spongiotic dermatitis rash?

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.

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Can spongiotic dermatitis cause a weakly positive ana?

Can spongiotic dermatitis cause a weakly positive ana?

Not necessarily: About 30% of the us population can have a false positive ana.

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How to get rid of spongiotic dermatitis rash?

How to get rid of spongiotic dermatitis rash?

DERMATITIS: It is best seen by your md to give the right treatment.

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Can urinary incontinence cause my spongiotic dermatitis on my vulval area?

Maybe: Incontinence can surely lead to chronic irritation of the vulva and can lead to these non-specific dermatitis. It is easier to treat the incontinence first and I would suggest you see a urogynecologist.

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Red burning vulva & a bit inside biopsy is spongiotic dermatitis nothing taking it away what causes this and how do I rid myself of it?

U may need a variety: Of treatments it is a form of eczema, u need steroid cream, oral vit a can help and u may need prednisone, your best course of action is to be seen by the gyn or derm dept at the univ of miami med school as there may be some new drugs under study that can help better.

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What causes spongiotic dermatitis and how should it be treated? I've had this for 8+yrs and no cure. Fingers, one toe and now palm skin splits-bleeds.

What causes spongiotic dermatitis and how should it be treated? I've had this for 8+yrs and no cure. Fingers, one toe and now palm skin splits-bleeds.

Pompholyx Eczema: Eczematous dermatitis represents an inflammatory response of the skin to many different external & internal stimulants. The cause of many forms of eczema is unknown & the diagnosis is often difficult. There are many different types of eczema. A dermatologist is recommended. Topical corticosteroids should be tried but they are unpredictable & improvement may be temporary.

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Had biopsy done, came back spongiotic dermatitis. Lesions on lower leg&foot, no itch only pain, no blisters. New at age 30, maybe tib plateau surgery cause?

Had biopsy done, came back spongiotic dermatitis. Lesions on lower leg&foot, no itch only pain, no blisters. New at age 30, maybe tib plateau surgery cause?

Why???: What did the Dr say???? Spongiotic dermatitis is a non-specific finding if a biopsy is done on acute eczema. Usually this is treated, not biopsied. Steroid cream is usually effective.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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