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Worst Eczema Symptom
If someone has both eczema and cold urticaria but no other symptoms, can it be a symptom of an autoimmune disease?
Could be: But probably not.Get a more detailed answer ›
I had eczema until 13 then symptom appeared like shorten breathing and can't wear perfumes cus it give me headaches and make me angry is it related?
Eczema: very likely due to an allergy component. follow up with your doctor ...Read more
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?
Is breast eczema an early symptom of pregnancy? It just came all of a sudden but it was only 6 days ago when sperm entered me...
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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