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What are some ways to get rid of eczema on my arms?

What are some ways to get rid of eczema on my arms?

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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Ihave eczema on my arms and i was prescribed hydrocortisone. Now i have eczema again and i have dark patches on my arms. How do i get rid of it quick?

Ihave eczema on my arms and i was prescribed hydrocortisone. Now i have eczema again and i have dark patches on my arms. How do i get rid of it quick?

Hard to tell: Since hydrocortisone actually lightens the skin, I presume that the dark patches are residual from the original skin rash or from your scratching . Since the resolution of the rash depends on what the disease condition is, it would be impossible to estimate a recovery time. A dermatologist can Rx a combination cream to reduce the pigmentation but it usually improve in a few weeks only its own ...Read more

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How can I get rid of the rash on my arms?Its itchy and small bumps like goosebumps. Could it be my eczema. Goin to skin dr in 3 weeks

How can I get rid of the rash on my arms?Its itchy and small bumps like goosebumps. Could it be my eczema. Goin to skin dr in 3 weeks

Try Hydrocortiosone: You could try Hydrocortisone cream 1% over the counter twice a day to see if it will resolve the rash. If the rash worsens, then stop the cream immediately and follow up with the dermatologist. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of excema on both arms?

How can you get rid of excema on both arms?

Eczema: The cornerstone of treating eczema is maintenance of the moisture status of the skin by using moisturizers. For worse cases, steroid ointments maybe applied. In your particular case, washing your arms less frequently will also help. A bedtime routine of applying a thick moisturizer on your arms and encasing them will also help. ...Read more

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I only have mild eczema. I get white patches (discolouration) on my arms and legs every summer. Why is this? And what's the best treatment.

I only have mild eczema. I get white patches (discolouration) on my arms and legs every summer. Why is this? And what's the best treatment.

Discoloration: Whenever the skin becomes inflamed or irritated it will heal lighter in color or darker in color. This is because the melanocytes produce pigment and transfer their pigment granules to the keratinocytes. Usually the color evens our after a season or two. The best treatment is to prevent the inflammation from the eczema by the use of topical medications prescribed by your doctor or dermatologist. ...Read more

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What are some ways to get rid of eczema on my scalp?

What are some ways to get rid of eczema on my scalp?

Allergy or Derm eval: There are steroid based shampoos if you are certain you have eczema on your scalp and it is difficult to treat. ...Read more

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How to get rid of eczema on my body quickly?

How to get rid of eczema on my body quickly?

Moiturisation/Steroi: 1 most important in treating eczema is to moisturize the skin by using soaps with moisturisers and using moisturisturisers immediately after bath to retain moisture in your skin 2 Use a steroid cream/lotion./ointment in low/mewdoium/high potency as prescribed and cut it down as rash get better in potency and applications 3If itching take oral Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or zertec etc Consult Dermatologist or your MD ...Read more

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How to get rid of eczema on the nose and face?

How to get rid of eczema on the nose and face?

Facial Seborrhea: Seborrheic dermatitis commonly affects the face and is characterized by redness and scaling. Typical areas are the eyebrows, frown lines, sides of the nose, smile lines, chin, and beard. Treatment consists of Hydrocortisone cream (1-2.5%) for flares. Some can try anti-yeast creams or washes (including znp bar) to reduce flares. Moisturizering creams can help with dryness as well. ...Read more

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How to get rid of eczema on my lips fast!?

How to get rid of eczema on my lips fast!?

Aquaphor: Try a barrier cream like Aquaphor to seal in moisture and prevent dryness and cracking of lips. Do not overuse chapsticks as these can actually cause worsening of symptoms. Also make sure that you are not putting other makeups or lipsticks on that are causing an allergic reaction making your lips worse. ...Read more