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Acupuncture Stops Eczema Itching by Steven S. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Fri 27 Aug 2010 5:59am It is estimated that as many as 15 million people in the United States suffer from eczema. This pesky skin problem usually looks like dry, scaly red skin patches accompanied by intense itching. Conventional Western medical treatment can include corticosteroids, which have some serious side effects like organ damage. Excessive use of topi ... Read on »
Atopic Eczema by Angeline Patient Expert Posted Tue 21 Oct 2008 9:09am First, it was Keatkeat with Bronchitis, then both boys were down with Hives…. and as I was taking care of my hives babies when it first struck them in April, I got so sick that I was bedridden with Glandular fever. Now this!!? Could this have been prevented? No! How sad. The cause of atopic eczema is not fully known. However, it was known ... Read on »
Atopic Eczema ~ Follow-Up by Angeline Patient Expert Posted Sat 20 Dec 2008 5:52pm Today we went to Singapore’s National Skin Centre for a follow-up on Binbin’s Atopic Eczema. Read here if you want to know how serious his case is. I’m so glad that the doctor say there is an improvement. Anyhow, he still prescribed a milder steroid this time as compared to the first visit ~ Dhacort Cream. We are supposed to go back for anoth ... Read on »
Steroid Phobia by Kevin .. Posted Sun 14 Sep 2008 1:29pm If athlete's use steroids, they develop nasty cancers that make them pay in the long run. If you use a topical steroid, the same thing will happen, right? Not at all. Physicians use topical steroids to treat eczema and psoriasis, but many people use nonprescription steroids for minor skin irritations, bug bites and rashes. We often recom ... 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 »
Friday’s COPD Newsletter From COPD Support, Inc. by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Fri 02 Jul 2010 9:22am Volume 10, Issue 31 July 2, 2010 Joan Costello, Editor …a special coverage program for uninsured Americans with medical problems was launched this week…the most ambitious early investment of (the) health care overhaul. But here’s the catch: Premiums will be a stretch for many, even after government subsidies to br ... Read on »
Holistic Treatment for Eczema by Doris C. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Wed 06 Apr 2011 8:31am My eczema flare in the last couple of weeks has been very agonizing. It bothers me anytime of the day and when I’m asleep too. It is frustrating. I finally got round to talking to a health store provider on holistic treatment for eczema and she recommended a probiotic that is able to help with addressing eczema issues. Studies had shown tha ... Read on »
Useful Eczema creams for infants,toddlers and kids by MomsGoodLife Posted Fri 09 Mar 2012 7:14pm Eczema, or atopic dermatitis, is a common condition in babies and toddlers. Symptoms include itching, red, weeping patches of skin, and small red bumps in folds of the skin and on the face, although some children will have irritation all over their body. Up to 15 – 20% of babies and toddlers suffer from atopic dermatitis, and the majority outgr ... Read on »
Red, Itchy Rash? by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Mon 06 Aug 2012 10:02pm NIH News in Health You’ve probably had a rash at some point or another, whether from poison ivy or the chickenpox or something more unusual. Why does your skin break out in red blotches like that? More important, is there anything you can do about it? We often think of the skin as a barrierit keeps the insides of o ... Read on »
Atopic Dermatitis by Jennifer F. Posted Tue 16 Nov 2010 11:38am Atopic dermatitis is a pruritic disease of unknown origin. It is is an inflammatory, relapsing, non-contagious and pruritic skin disorder. The disorder is characterized by eczematous lesions, dry skin, and thickening of the skin. Atopic dermatitis may be associated with other atopic diseases such as asthma, allergic rhinitis, urticari ... Read on »