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Whu Is My Eczema Worst At Bed Time
It may not be eczema: Go see your doctor to make sure it is not something else. Shingles can cause some significant pain and so can other skin disorders. Treatment can be different for these issues. ...Read more
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
What group of people does atopic eczema affect the most? Is there a geographic area that is worst?
Eczema: Eczema or atopic dermatitis affects up to 17% of the pediatric population in the United States, with increasing prevalence over the past several decades. Studies in japan and northern europe have found similar prevalence, with industrialized and westernized nations noting increasing trends of patients with atopic dermatitis. ...Read more
I have eczema, and I have been fighting it from the time I was born. I am 18 now. What do you suggest?
Keep fighting: There's no cure. By now, you probably know more about your illness than most physicians. This is as it should be. If you are interested in "natural healing", don't read internet sites but get with an evidence-based holistic practitioner. If you are offered topical tacrolimus, think about giving it a try. If you try an elimination diet, do it under an allergist's guidance. ...Read more
Hello sir. I am suffering from eczema now a days, this is my second time when I fall in this disease, and it specifically attacks in summer.
Why are my toddlers cheeks rosy all the time? It doesn't appear to be eczema. I lotion them frequently. They don't appear to bother him.
There are several forms of acne and treatments are specific for different types of acne. Here are the mainstays of prescription treatment:
clogged pores (all drying):
tretinoin (retin a), Adapalene (differin), tazorac
inflammatory lesions (red bumps, pustules):
topical clindamycin, benzoyl peroxide, erythromycin, sulfur/sulfacetamide
oral doxycyline, minocycline, tetracycline, accutane. ...Read more
Depends: Residual marks from eczema can appear as either: (1) pigment alteration (light or dark spots) as a result of inflammation (2) white streaks that usually represent true scarring due to scratching. Pigment alterations can last months depending on your skin type and eczema control. Scars are permanent. ...Read more
There is no: Single medicine that is used to treat the fungus and allergy or allergic rash at the same time but there are combination medicines used to treat the infection and the rash or the itching at the same time. If the rash is due to the infection, you may only need to treat the infection. Talk to your doctor for proper treatment please as using the wrong medicine can worsen the infection. ...Read more
Is raw organic Shea Butter safe and effective for eczema? I use it all over my body multiple times daily
Yes: If it' s working then continue and be well ...Read more
I have scabs on the top of my bottom I'm a long time suffer of eczema and these scabs aren't healing please help?
Eczema: It sounds like you have an infection on your bottom that is not healing. Your best bet is to go see your doctor or a dermatologist to treat this as well as get your eczema under control ...Read more
My daughter has one of the worst cases of eczema, and most of the creams don't seem to work. What are my best options?
Eczema options: It is important to see a dermatologist concerning this. If you already have seen a dermatologist then consider getting a second opinion with another dermatologist. ...Read more
Is there anything I can do before going to bed as eczema keeps me from sleeping and is affective (some health stratagie)?
I never had eczema as a child. Now I have a rash I was told it was that. Can you get eczema for the first time as an adult?
Yes: Yes see dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
I was suffering from eczema, and during those time I scratched my skin so much that I now have a lot of dark marks on my skin. Can they be removed?
Can be improved: Most likely they can be improved, but it is hard to know exactly what will be the best solution. Possible treatments include some topical creams or perhaps an erbium laser treatment like fraxel. Unless the marks are very severe, surgical removal will not be a very good option. Seek out a knowledgeable dermatologist or plastic surgeon. ...Read more
Keep moisturized: In eczema or any condition where skin is dry and itchy the best thing is to find a moisturizer that your son´s skin likes and apply multiple times per day. Do not forget to keep him very well hydrated, water is best! Lastly do not wait until the skin is cracking before you treat it, try to find the subtle signs when the flare up starts. Find out what aggravates it and eliminate it. ...Read more
Can you use any cream for eczema to moisture the skin and how many times? Is nievia a good cream for eczema
Yes: People with eczema need plenty of cream, several times a day, to keep their dry skin moisturized. Commonly used creams in the U.S. include CeraVe, Aveeno, (oatmeal) Cetaphil, Eucerin, etc... Such creams are "plain creams", "non-medicated", which means they do not contain hydrocortisone, skin antihistamines, nor skin anesthetics, etc... Nivea sounds fine to use. Some medicated creams may also be needed. ...Read more
My baby is suffering from eczema has skin same time is very dry and red I don't know what caram I can use to help him sleep at night?
I have an extreme case of eczema. I have a hard time going to sleep I because itch and I scratch. What should I take so I can sleep better?
Can someone please advise on conditions/diseases that have multiple skin involvement (psoriasis, dermatitis, eczema all at the same time)?
Do you mean whether one can have (atopic) eczema, dermatitis, and psoriasis at the same time?
Since eczema is used loosely, it may mean a skin rash including allergic contact or irritant dermatitis, then the answer is that it can exist with psoriasis or atopic dermatitis (the latter actually increases the risk in developing contact dermatitis). Psoriasis does not co-exist with atopic eczema. ...Read more
I started using fabric softner and it's given me eczema flair ups on my face. How many times do I have to wash my sheets to get softner out?
Had eczema as a kid, 21 years old now and the last two years around same time July - August my lips went really dry and weepy, this time eczema aswell?
Could be related: Those with a history of eczema have a higher likelihood of having more sensitive and reactive skin. This type of reaction on the lips is usually secondary to a contact or airborne (less likely systemic) allergen, so it is possible that you are reacting to something that you are more sensitive to in the summer. It's possible it can also be a form of eczema. Sometimes it's hard to know the cause. ...Read more
I have eczema. At times I beeak out and itch on my face and inner thighs, with a lil swelling. What is the causeof this?
Itch common: A major feature of eczema is significant itching. The itching and rash can occur anywhere but usually follows a particular pattern depending on age. Facial eczema is more common in children and inner thigh is not a typical location. There are many triggers of itching with eczema including dyes and fragrances in soaps and detergents, sweating, foods or environmental allergens. See your allergist. ...Read more
Could you be affected by 2 different types of eczema at the same time? Say Dyshidrotic Eczema and Atopic Dermatitis?
I have eczema and I've had it on my face since october. How many times a day should I wash my face and moisturize my face until it heals?
Eczema: It would be important for you to see a dermatologist. It is unusual to get eczema on your face so it should be thoroughly investigated. If it is eczema you would not want to wash it very often and treat it with topical corticosteroids or other topical immunosuppressant and emollients such as aquaphor healing ointment. ...Read more
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