Eczema will NOT spread. It's a skin condition affecting the person who has it only. It is usually associated to allergies. It's like asking if you have an allergy to dogs and I hang out with you near a dog are my eyes going to start itching too, even though I'm not allergic? --- Edited by the Administrator because of the inappropriate content at places.
Sir/Madam, My son, just 4 years of age is suffering from eczema ( atopic dermatitis ) from the past 6 months. The worst part of it is that its on his face . We have used homeopathy, herbal treatment. Now we have started useing urine theraphy (external use). The sample we collect and use it on the 4th day. We use it twice a day and in between use petroleum jelly(vaseline) to moisten his skin . Am I on the right track? Is there any beter way to treat him along with this treatment? As i am using petroleum jelly (Vaseline), is it advisable to contiune? A person also advised me to use virgin coconut oil. I did try it, but i found out that his it had an adverse effect . Please help us as to how best can i treat with this. Please Advise Thanking You. With warm regards Mr. Sanjay Gomes
i have eczema (diagnosed 2 years ago) but I am not sure is that, my doctor prescribed Triamcinolone Acetonide Ointment 0.1%. I usually use it when I have red itchy bumps mostly on my legs(front part of lower legs) and on different parts of back. It usually have to apply ointment for about 2 weeks and then it goes away. I got those red itchy bumps on 1 leg and i applied the ointment and it started to and then i have developed what seems like lots of red pimples that hurt and have little pus , where I applied the ointment. In the past I developed pimple with pus and the doctor said it was a side effect, but this time i developed 10+ and they hurt, my skin is red, burning and hurts. What should i do? Obviously I stopped putting the ointment and my doctor office is closed, so I cant call him. Any advice is greatly appreciated.
Hello sir, I have been diagnosed with eczema. Generally seen on my fingers tips and sole.taking medicines since 2 years now. And the moment I stop the meds it reappears and its more extensive and painful. Is there any way out ? I am afraid to takes antihistaminics and corticosteroid ointments cause of long term side effects. What can be done for permenant relief? Thanks!
Hey, am 26yrs old. I had a cold that lasted about a 6weeks, and after it cleared i have a lot of mucus that is produced especially if i sneeze or cough.l constantly have the feeling of clearing my throat, have a sore throat and my glands are swollen at the point where the neck meets the chin. They are especially uncomfortable immediately after i wake up in the mornings, they are not painful but am having difficulty in swallowing food and usually get the feeling that my throat is being constricted. I don t have a fever or headache. I was on prescribed antibiotics, cough syrup and painkillers at the time when i had the cold. I used to get tonsillitis and sore throat when i was a child and have have a history of cold and dust allergies. Additional info: I was diagnosed with Dyshidrotic eczema when i was 14, which is more prevalent the soles of my feet than the hands to date. I have never used any medicine for eczema because its seasonal and not severe. Thanks for your help in advance, Kasha.
Hi, I am 21 and male and have had eczema since birth. The problem I am having is with pigmentation on my abdominal area. The skin on my stomach is darker than the rest of my skin and LOOKS dirty however it is not dirt and seems to be in the skin. I have had this problem for over a year now and it varies in degrees of severity. The skin also sometimes looks like it has a shiny film over it. My skin does get very dry at times and this has lead me to wonder if the discolouration is due to a build up of dead dry skin cells, I have tried exfoliation but my eczema does not respond well to this. Also I have tried keeping the area well moisturised using diprobase and eucerin (containing urea) which helps to reduce the appearance after application but always comes back. I also thought this problem might be really mild stretch marks but dont know if this is likely?? I am really confused by this problem and would appreciate your expertise. Thanks
Hello Dr, Iam a 53-year old woman. My skin is comparatively very dry. Since my teenage I am having some itching and irritation at different parts of my feet and elbows and on right knee. I approached many skin specialists, and tried many ointments. They all give temporary cure. A few weeks back, I consulted with a skin specialist and he recommended to take a biopsy to distinguish whether it is eczema or psoriasis; it is confirmed as psoriasis. I did my LFT and having no problem, sonography of my stomach was also conducted, and having no problem.. Now the doctor prescribed Oncortex 7.5 (once in a week for 3 weeks) and Tablet Folic acid 5 mg twice in a week. When I checked Oncortex in the web, i happened to see its side effects. So slightly confused whether to take or not. I need your advice. My dr also said to consult with him after 3 weeks. Hope nothing will happened to me harmful. I have blood pressure and cholesterol, taking medicines for them regularly. Moreover, I am taking tablets for once in a month for Vit B12 deficiency.
Hi my name is sharon, my nearly ten year daugther has always been told since age 3-as always in hospital with eczema, weight prob, i know lot of it is puppy fat, as all round her middle and very tall, well going to be 5.10ft they say, however, she has had since age 6 terrible stomach bloating, at times in pain, burping, passing wind, does go to the loo properly 3/4 times a week, or the opposite.,often out of lessons as embarrased. i had same still do, since age 9, ibs diagnosed age 17, i told doctor i thought she has ibs, for years they ignored me, last week sent her for celiac tests, i knew wasnt that, cant keep weight on for that, and diarreah as a rule, she cant loose weight easy. is there anything a 10 year old can take to help digest her food properly without me taking out to much good things, like bread and dairy.
My Mother is 67 years old. For past few months, she has been suffering from black patches and itching in her lower right leg. She consulted an ayurvedic specialist and took up prescribed medicines. The diagnosis was impurities in blood and the...
I have excessisve cracking on my heals and is painful to walk most days. 4 months ago, my foot doctor recommended a regimen of the following but condition is not improving. nightly: Aquaphor ointment apply to heals and sleep with socks 2xweekly:...
My 5 year old daughter has had this rash on her bottom (cheeks and back of upper leg) since last Wednesday. No where else on body. Called doc and they said yeast infection (They didn't see her, just by description). Two days ago, it still wasn't...