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What Will Happen If You Squeeze Patches On Your Skin From Eczema
Can make worse: Squeezing or scratching/rubbing the skin can cause the eczema to worsen and also cause post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation or hypopigmentation or discolorations and scarring. Instead of squeezing, apply topical steroids or creams intended to distract the skin from itching (contain lidocaine, camphor, menthol) and take antihistamines.See 1 more doctor answer
A range of persistent skin conditions that include dryness and recurring skin rashes that are characterized by one or more of these symptoms: redness, skin edema (swelling), itching, crusting, flaking, blistering, cracking, or bleeding. The cause of eczema is unknown but is presumed to be a combination of ...Read more
Various Options...: Daily treatment with moisturizers is important to keep skin healthy and hydrated. Moisture from cocoa butter helps speed and stimulate the process of collagen production, fading the appearance of scars. Aloe vera has been used for centuries as a natural healer. It works especially well if your scar is fresh. Look into scar creams, ointments, and gels. Consult with a dermatologist for more ideas.
I have small round patches of very thick skin. They seem almost like scales. I also have eczema all over. This looks much different than the eczema.
Person 2 person eval: Can’t diagnose with available information. Examination, history & possibly other testing would be needed to make an accurate diagnosis. Treatment would be dictated by diagnosis.
Topical Ointments: For eczema flares, apply prescription strength corticosteroid ointments to problem areas twice a day until clear. Daily moisturization is important as well. Other tips: Take quick shower (10-15min) in lukewarm water while avoiding harsh and drying cleansers. Pat away excess water and immediately apply fragrance-free moisturizer like Vanicream. Use at least twice a day.
I suffer from eczema and find I always get white skin patches on my skin. I got dark colour skin so it shows. Is there anything I can do to prevent this?
Eczema treatment: Keeping your eczema under good control is the best option. If you are having repeated epidsodes, talk to your dermatologist about more intensive treatment options for keeping your eczema under better control.
I think my baby may have eczema because she has red patches of rough skin on her cheeks. What to do?
Find out for sure.: You know that commercial that goes, "do you want your doctor doing your job? Then why are you trying to do his? " don't try to diagnose and treat this yourself. Eczema on the face is relatively unusual in babies. It could be seborrheic dermatitis, an allergic reaction, a drug reaction, food allergy, or a host of other things. See your doctor, get a precise diagnosis & treatment.
I have mild eczema but recently my skin around the elbow region has discoloured in white patches and I'm brown skin colour. Why is this?
Normal for my baby's skin to become very red & hot after applying mupirocin? Allergic? Been on it for 2 weeks & "eczema" patch has spread so much.
Side effects: One of the side effects of Mupirocin is redness of the skin. Stop using it and consult your foctor.
Yes: When a person is suffering from eczema, a patch of eczema is typically red and inflamed. With treatment and moisture care, the patch will typically resolve. It may resolve with a temporary darkening of the skin. With treatment most patches of eczema will resolve with time.See 1 more doctor answer
Patches of eczema on neck back and shoulders. Some skin has turned white. Have used some low strength cortisone cream but doesn't go away. Autoimmune?
My daughter (age 9), had developed a red spotty patch on her back that is growing with time. I initially thought eczema but the skin is not dry and feels normal. And there are no raised bumps. It has grown from a dime size to about the size of a half doll
Virtual consult: Would need to see a picture in order to make a more accurate assessment. Consider a HealthTap prime consult, concierge consult, or a visit with your pediatrician.
12 yr old son - patches of generally non-itchy bumpy skin. Have pic. Not symptomatic of kp, psoriasis or eczema. Thoughts?
Skin condition: Healthtap docs are unable to view pictures in this Q&A forum. If you would like to have a healthtap doc review the picture and provide an assessment, please request a healthtap prime or concierge consult. Have you taken your 12y old to the pediatrician for this issue? Any treatments tried thus far?
Why have I got a dry patch of skin wear I wear my bra can it be eczema it's really itchy? Cos I suffer from it on my feet can it spread?
Skin patch for 5 years. It itches deeply, sometimes bleeds, sometimes like a scar with a red center sometimes scaly. What is it? Not like my eczema
Rash?: Sounds like eczema but a picture would be helpful
After a severe eczema/acne flare-up, there is now a small beige patch on my skin. Is there any treatment to make it "disappear"? Does it ever go away?
Large patch of dry rough skin on my inner thigh, the color is the same as my normal skin. Mildly itchy. Not scaly. Just rough. Is it a form of eczema?
Agree with Armstrong: I concur with dr. Armstrong. Please see his original post. We have some very good dermatologists in the las vegas valley. Should you need assistance, please give my office a call and we would be pleased to provide a suitable dermatologic referral. My profile contains my office listing and telephone number. Respectfully submitted, john minoli.See 1 more doctor answer
Can you give me some advice about eczema. Itchy, scaly patches on face help sensitive skin problems?
See your doctor: This is a medical issue that lasts a life time and needs to be followed by a doctor. There are prescription treatments for this and your doctor needs to evaluate the problem to choose the correct medication as well as the products to use on your face. Your medspa doctor can also show you laser skin care that help restore your skin and improve the rash with products between visits. Avoid picking
I have a dry, extremely itchy patch of skin on my foot. I thought it was my eczema, but it won't go away. What can I use to help clear it up?
Should I be worried about these moles? Hello there. I've been having lots of trouble with my skin lately. Just realized I have eczema. But randomly? Mainly on my ankles in small patches and on the tops of my feet. I haven't changed anything in my routine
I have a dark colored patch just above my genital region on my pubic hair area, is it eczema its 3 shades darker than my skin and can I solve this?
Need more informatio: Eczema is often dark but usually itches. Dark patches can be many other diagnoses especially if you are dark completed to begin with. Consider seeing a dermatologist if it continues to bother you
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