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What Does Contact Dermatitis Look Like
A little: Shingles always stop at the midline of the body and usually only mildly itchy but can be very painful. Allergic contact dermatitis can occur anywhere after contact with the allergen and is itchy. The blister with contact dermatitis are very small but can be huge with shingles. ...Read more
Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more
Time & less is more: Avoid all cosmetics, and know allergens. See a dermatologist to find out what you are allergic to and what to avoid in personal products that come into contact with your skin. Use products that are hypoallergenic and very mild to moisturize and sooth the skin. Dermatologist might prescribe medications to help lessen the symptoms. Time will allow the skin to heal. ...Read more
Scabies: Scabies has the following:itching, especially at night rashes, especially between the fingers sores (abrasions) on the skin from scratching and digging thin, pencil-mark lines on the skin mites may be more widespread on a baby's skin, causing pimples over the trunk, or small blisters over the palms and soles. In young children, the head, neck, shoulders, palms, and soles are involved. ...Read more
I have contact dermatitis and am being treated for it though i've come to find non-itchy different looking tiny bumps on my left elbow...What is it?
Dry skin?: Try some moisturizer on the elbow and see it this helps. If not, see a dermatologist. ...Read more
I don't like to waste time or money seeing doctors. What will happen if I have contact dermatitis?
Very itchy rash: You'll have a very itchy rash that may make you feel miserable. It may be hard to sleep. It will last for weeks; perhaps 4-8 weeks. It won't scar & will ultimately heal. You won't die. You will have saved time & money. Otc antihistamines may relieve itching. If the rash isn't oozing you can apply Hydrocortisone cream 3-4x/day. If that doesn't work you may wish to see a doctor for stronger meds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've had pin head like rash on my ankles for about 1 wk. dr. Said contact dermatitis, I think petechae. No other symptoms. When should I worry?
And i would like to tell that i do get bad contact dermatitis...and im tired of all the gels and oinments and creams...How can i get rid of it...
What are some common allergens that trigger contact dermatitis around the mouth and lips? Goes away with baking soda. It appears like flaky skin.
Perioral flaking: Not all skin flaking is due to contact dermatitis. Conditions such as seborrheic dermatitis & "ringworm" have flaky skin. A dermatologist can better determine a cause by examining the area as well as the flakes to r/o fungus, etc. & provide treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Contact dermatitis: Itchy scally lesion usually provoked by contact with culprit causing factor, if every time you have conatct with metals like gold , chemicals, gloves, rubber, cosmotics , cloth etc...Then that is the type. Best rx is to avoid causative material and moderate or potent steroid cream , prescribed by physician ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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