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Is california baby product safe for eczema treatment?

Is california baby product safe for eczema treatment?

See below: I just looked at the ingredients in the products, and they are safe. ...Read more

Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
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Atopic Dermatitis (Definition)

A range of persistent skin conditions that include dryness and recurring skin rashes. The cause is unknown but presumed to be a combination of ...Read more


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Is it safe to use methoxsalen topical for treating vitiligo in children?

Is it safe to use methoxsalen topical for treating vitiligo in children?

No: It is easy to burn with topical methoxaslen and it is better to use narrow band uvb or excimer laser alone. ...Read more

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How effective is phototherapy for curing atopic dermatitis?

How effective is phototherapy for curing atopic dermatitis?

Treatment not cure: Phototherapy will likely bring about improvement( it did in 81% of patients in one study), but when the treatments are stopped, the symptoms will gradually recur. To continue to receive benefits, a maintenance program is necessary. ...Read more

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What are any OTC remedies for eczema affected infants?

What are any OTC remedies for eczema affected infants?

Eczema: Yes, itching is a very common symptom of eczema due to skin dryness. Using emollients or ointments work better than creams which is better than lotions. Vaseline, aquaphor are examples of emollients. For more info, follow this: http://www.Nationaleczema.Org/living-with-eczema/bathing-moisturizing. ...Read more

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Any effective moistrizers for atopic dermititis?

Any effective moistrizers for atopic dermititis?

Yes: The most important trick is to apply the moisturizer within 3 minutes after bathing which you are encouraged to do (this is in contrast with older recommendations). I personally prefer ulactin which contains equivalents of the body's own moisturizer. However cervave and others have their own fans. There are also great rx moisturizers but at $75 or more for 2-3 oz- mostly unaffordable. ...Read more

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Is using erythromycin tablets effective for perioral dermatitis ?

Is using erythromycin tablets effective for perioral dermatitis ?

Perioral Dermatitis: yes, this can be an effective treatment. It usually takes a prolonged tapering course of antibiotics to treat this condition. ...Read more

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Which topical steroid would you consider best for treating dishydrotic eczema , and wich pharmaceutical form (ie cream vs ointment)?

Which topical steroid would you consider best for treating dishydrotic eczema , and wich pharmaceutical form (ie cream vs ointment)?

Eczema: I like to use mometasone sparingly once daily (cream for less severe and ointment for more severe), but this is opinion only. Many are effective. Decreased bathing, careful selection of soaps and moisturizers are more important in treatment.I hope this helps. ...Read more

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Is flovent safe to use with autisitc children.?

Is flovent safe to use with autisitc children.?

As safe as for nl: The safety of the med doesn't change for the condition. The ease at which it is given may be an issue. ...Read more

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Appropriate remedies for scabies cream for children?

Appropriate remedies for scabies cream for children?

? question: I'm not sure what your question is here. What remedy for a cream are you looking for? If the kids have scabies, the cream is the remedy. Apply it as directed by the pharmacist. If you have questions about how to do that, call your pharmacy back for instructions. ...Read more

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Most effective treatment for INF/vesicular tinea pedis? Also have a dermatophytid reaction. Tried store cream, coconut/teatree oil, Betadine over 5mos

Most effective treatment for INF/vesicular tinea pedis? Also have a dermatophytid reaction. Tried store cream, coconut/teatree oil, Betadine over 5mos

Go see a doctor: You need to have this cultured to rule out fungus/bacteria. Try soaking in black tea for 10 minutes. Make a strong batch of tea and let cool, then soak. The tannic acid can help. Go get this checked out because 5 months - too long for tinea. Make sure you wear DRY shoes and socks. ...Read more

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Anybody prescribed puva treatment to treat skin disorders?

Anybody prescribed puva treatment to treat skin disorders?

Not any more, mostly: Puva stands for "psoralen plus ultraviolet-a" - you take a drug called psoralen, which sensitizes your skin to long-wave uv light, then you go in a uv light box. It was used to treat psoriasis and other skin diseases, but in recent years it has largely been replaced by narrow-band uvb light treatment, which works better and avoids the risks of psoralen, such as sunburn and cataracts. ...Read more

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How effective are steroid creams at treating phimosis?

How effective are steroid creams at treating phimosis?

Children do better: Than adults. 70 -80% respond to steroid creams, if applied correctly. This means pulling back on the foreskin and appling cream to all the skin preventing retraction, or are of narrowing causing a "waist" if the tight foreskin can be pulled over the glans. Apply twice daily for 3 months.Remember always to pull tight foreskin back over glans to avoid paraphimosis. Unfortunately 50% re-phimose. ...Read more

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How effective are steroids for treating croup?

How effective are steroids for treating croup?

Yes, moderate/severe: Croup is an infection (typically viral) of the voice box (larynx) and windpipe (trachea). Characterised by a barking cough, hoarse voice and noisy breathing. It is most common in young children as their airways are narrow and more prone to swelling. In moderate or severe croup (stridor and increased rate and work of breathing) a child may be treated with oral Dexamethasone to settle the swelling ...Read more

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Which OTC medication are best for eczema rashes?

Eczema: The best moisturizers are in ointment form which is more effective than creams which are more effective than lotions.Having said that, try vaseline and/or aquaphor first. ...Read more

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What are effective home remedies for atopic dermatitis?

What are effective home remedies for atopic dermatitis?

Moisturize!!!!: Moisturizing is the most important treatment for dry skin. Olive oil, aloe vera, baby oil. All are okay find a moisturizer that you like best and moisturize often. ...Read more

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Sulphur can use in treatment psoriasis?

Sulphur can use in treatment psoriasis?

Sulphur & psoriasis: Sulphur used to be a popular treatment for psoriasis, not very much now. It has some qualities that could at least improve psoriasis somewhat. It is keratolytic (breaks down surface scaling) and anti-inflammatory. Some people with psoriasis see benefit from taking sulphur baths, such as at the dead sea. ...Read more

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Are homeopathic treatments effective for psoriasis?

Are homeopathic treatments effective for psoriasis?

No.: With all due respect to the non-dermatologist who answered in the affirmative, there is no convincing scientific evidence that homeopathic treatments have any measurable effect on psoriasis, and no plausible theory that explains why they would. Sorry, but those are the facts. ...Read more

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Dr. Jon Fishburn
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Deshidrotic Eczema (Definition)

A condition in which tiny, fluid-filled, itchy blisters appear on the palms and fingers. ...Read more