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I had eczema until I was 13 then another symptom appeared like shortness of breath whenever I'm in a closed room or in class. And I can't wear perfum?

I had eczema until I was 13 then another symptom appeared like shortness of breath whenever I'm in a closed room or in class. And I can't wear perfum?

Diagnosis: Sometimes eczema is related to the development of asthma and allergies. Your symptoms may be related to the eczema. An online appt can be booked at healthtap.com/DosanjhMD Code: NCYHPZ ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of eczema?

What are the symptoms of eczema?

Itchy rash: So much of the diagnosis depends on the location, duration and "itchiness" of the rash. Eczema is universally itchy and it has a predilection for certain areas of the body--arms, legs, neck and eyelids (there are many exceptions to this rule). It also has a characteristic appearance. ...Read more

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How to erase the symptoms of eczema?

How to erase the symptoms of eczema?

ECZEMA: Eczematoid lesions are treated with steroid cream and moisturizing the skin to eliminate itching and dryness. ...Read more

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How can I minimise symptoms of eczema?

How can I minimise symptoms of eczema?

Moisturize: The primary treatment for eczema is to moisturize the skin. You can't moisturize too much. We often recommend cetaphil or eucerine but any good moisturizer is okay. You can also decrease bathing as this adds to decreasing the moisture of your skin so when you bathe use a cap of baby oil in the water and lotion up after. Use your steroid creams as directed. ...Read more

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What can I do to reduce the symptoms of eczema?

What can I do to reduce the symptoms of eczema?

Moisturize; HC cream: For mild to moderate eczema, Hydrocortisone 1% cream (use a thin coat on the rash, twice a day, for 5-10 days) is cheap, available at most stores, and works well. A daily moisturizing cream used 2-4 times a day helps to heal eczema & to prevent return of the rash. Examples: cetaphil, cerave, eucerin. Some people avoid creams with lanolin, aloe, or fragrances due to sensitivity to the ingredients. ...Read more

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What works best to relieve the symptoms of eczema?

Treat & Prevent: With all respect to the first responder, ultra-potent topical steroids are unnecessary in all but the most recalcitrant cases, in my experience. My basic approach to eczema treatment is to find the cause, which is usually there if you look for it. If eliminating the cause is impossible, medium-strength topical steroids and other treatments achieve control in most cases. ...Read more

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