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Peel Hydrating by Josh Patient Expert Posted Sun 11 Jul 2010 8:06am Peel Hydrating Mainly peeling skin is a short-term problem and one should avoid worrying too much about it. Many a times peeling skin is a symptom indicating other skin problems. Some of the common causes of skin peeling are • Heavy perspiration due to tight gloves or boots • Blisters that contain fluid between the two layers ... Read on »
Is Your Disease on the RARE List™ – If So, More Bad News! by Chris H. Posted Mon 06 Feb 2012 3:01pm I wonder if people truly understand what it means if their rare disease or disorder is on the RARE List™? Last week, the R.A.R.E. Project and  Global Genes Project , leading patient advocacy organizations representing the rare disease community, issued the RARE List™ , a stunning 65 page ... Read on »
Trimethoprim baby dosages? by Neo-Conduit Patient Expert Posted Fri 08 May 2009 11:39pm So I have taken my 'Baby Dose' of Trimethoprim tonight. I already had my 3 month lot of 300mg tablets at home. The 'baby dose I am referring to is 150mg I was told to take instead of the 300mg. I am having some gut ache which I was reassured I would not get. I'm not purposefully trying to find fault or be picky over this subject. The Doctor ... Read on »
Problems with Diltiazem… by Ron Patient Expert Posted Fri 07 Jun 2013 5:18am I’ve recently had a run-in with exfoliating dermatitis. For those of you lucky enough to have missed out, it’s a lumpy, blotchy scarlet, rash which itches ferociously and sheds scaly skin like a dead carp. I got a GP out (not mine, one of the good guys), and he prescribed an emollient and a steroid ointment, neither of which, in the short t ... Read on »
Eczema and Dermatitis: How to treat eczema and dermatitis naturally by Danny & Susan S. Health Maven Posted Mon 26 Jan 2009 3:37pm Eczema and Dermatitis Two types of eczema Eczema due to external or exogenous factors (usually referred to as Contact Dermatitis) is usually treated by eliminating the irritant in the external environment, which will usually result in the successful treatment of eczema. Endogenous eczema, or atopic dermatitis is a chronic, inflammatory ... Read on »
Dermatitis Diagnosis, Prevention, and Treatment by Kodjoworkout Posted Thu 09 Aug 2012 8:30am Dermatitis is basically, a type of skin ailment which manifests in the form of red, scratchy and flaky skin. Many times blisters are also developed on the skin. This inflammation of the skin is closely linked to skin conditions like eczema, skin cancer, psoriasis etc. But de ... Read on »
Atopic Dermatitis - update on treatment by Poh Tin Tan Posted Wed 14 Oct 2009 10:02pm Pediatrics. 2008;122:812-824. Clinical Context AD affects 10% to 20% of children, according to Larsen and Hanifin in the February 2002 issue of Immunology and Allergy Clinics of North America. The primary factors in AD are epidermal barrier function defects and skin inflammation. The diagnosis of AD is based on combined essential, importa ... Read on »
Getting To Know Dermatitis: Cause, Symptoms and Treatment by pehpot Posted Tue 11 Sep 2012 6:00am My third soon often complains of itchiness behind his knees.. I thought it was just ants, then we noticed that his skin on that area becomes flaky and reddish. His pedia said he is suffering from Dermatitis. She said it was infantile eczema or Atopic Dermatitis to be exact. It was my first time to heard such as ... Read on »
Itchy Skin? Celiac Disease and Dermatitis Herpetiformis by Vanessa M. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Tue 09 Sep 2008 2:08am 2 Comments We all hate to be itchy. Every time I get a bug bite, I scratch my skin until it bleeds because I can’t stand the itchiness! But a bug bite is a small and almost inconsequential ailment compared to what many of us with celiac disease have to endure if we’re one of the few to experience Dermatitis Herpetiformis (DH), a common complication of the ... Read on »
Natural Treatment for Seborrheic Dermatitis, Cradle Cap, Dandruff, and Itchy Scalp by Nicole S. Naturopathic Doctor Posted Thu 29 May 2008 1:03pm 2 Comments An itchy dry, flaky scalp is typically “seborrheic dermatitis” commonly referred to as dandruff in adults and “cradle cap” in babies. Most standard anti-fungal shampoos, topical steroids, and topical treatments such as selenium sulfide and pyrithione zinc typically only provide temporary relief because they are not addressing the root cause of t ... Read on »