Archive for the 'eczema' Category

Probiotics for Eczema Rash: Adding Good Bacteria To Your Diet

Taking antibiotics can rob the body of good bacteria and some people notice they get a rash or yeast infection after an infection. Keep in mind that you may have a drug rash which is an allergic reaction to a medication such as penicillin.

5 Common Types of Eczema: Stopping the Rash Cycle

There are several types of eczema including atopic dermatitis, nummular eczema, scalp eczema and contact,irritant dermatitis. What are their symptoms and how do you treat them effectively?

How to Get Rid of Eczema: Eczema Relief Tips

Eczema is a catch-all phrase that describes a number of different forms of dermatitis. The most common forms include atopic eczema, irritant contact dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis, adult seborrhoeic eczema, infantile seborrhoeic eczema, discoid eczema and varicose eczema. Babies and kids get atopic dermatitis, but so do adults. This form of eczema is often tied [...]

Pictures of Eczema:Recognizing Dermatitis

Eczema or dermatitis takes different forms and as you can see from the video, it can look very different from person to person. I wanted to show this because there isn’t just “one” type of eczema or one way it looks even within it’s own type There is atopic eczema, contact dermatitis, varicose eczema, discoid [...]

Eczema: What to Avoid

There is no one answer for eczema skin problems but some people have found the following to be useful in terms of what can be possible culprits for eczema symptoms and rash outbreaks. First of all, don’t scratch . Where gloves, scream do what you have to do to avoid doing that. It will complicate [...]

Home Remedies for Eczema: Treatment Tips

If you feel like the roller coaster of the eczema itching , red bumps , clearing and recurrences is zapping your energy don’t give up. This is a persistent problem but with proper detection work into your foods, stress triggers and external factors you can work on a program to control it.

Review of Beat Eczema: Eliminate Eczema in As Little As 10 Days

A book had been recommended to me by a few readers of this blog for their own eczema issues, so I decided to check it out here Beat Eczema . The page didn’t have lots of information and seemed to have a strong selling aspect to it. It didn’t look too professional but [...]

How to Treat Eczema: Natural Treatment for Eczema

I wrote about the 3 1/2 month rash I had and how I received many diagnoses including scabies, nummular eczema, fungus and pithyriasis rosacea. I saw four dermatologists and the last 2 dermatologists said it was eczema, though I also had tinea versicolor on my upper back. One said that the pinkness in my inner [...]

Nickel Allergy Rash,Contact Dermatitis and Cell Phones

You may be having a reaction not just to the phone conversation you are having but to the cell phone nickel compoments. Nickel is a common cause for allergic contact dermatitis or an eczema skin rash. Nickel buttons on pants can cause this. For some people the reaction can be same day. For others the [...]

Increased Food Allergies for Kids:Skin Rash News

It’s been reported via door to door surveys by the Centers for Disease Control that kids have increased in food allergies by 18 percent. This means that over 3 million US Kids have these reactions. In other studies, foods such as eggs, dairy and peanuts as high ranking. Twice as many seem to have peanut [...]

Latest Rash Update: Progress Report on Skin

Ok, here is the latest on my rash (which began June 12, 2008). Though I’m not sure still if it’s eczema, fungus, allergies or another unknown, it seems to be almost clear. I still have redness in my inner elbows and a few spots down my arms. My butt still has some spots and a [...]

A Dermatologist Explains Stopping Eczema Flare Ups

This is a helpful video tp help with stopping those pesky eczema flare ups. She goes into detail about using moisturizers as well as the issue of hot water. Remember it is better to prevent it from cropping up again than to deal with it once it manifests. Keep that in mind when you [...]

How to Reduce Stress When You Have An Itchy Red Rash

Some people get a rash or itching completely due to stress and others find that though the cause is not stress, stress will aggravate it. One thing my dermatologist told me was to not spend time at google images making myself crazy! It is so true. When I was told I had nummular eczema, I [...]

Eczema Diagnosis - Getting A Second Opinion

Though I was diagnosed with nummular eczema, I saw another dermatologist today for another point of view. Well, he said it could be nummular eczema OR it could be a fungus or yeast rash. One thing he did tell me was to not look at pictures on the internet anymore using google images!
Identifying a rash [...]

Itch Lotion - Anti Itch Creams That Are Effective

Though getting to the root of the itch is the best way to treat the rash problem . Nonetheless, an itch lotion that is effective is what’s on most people’s minds and by improving sleep this helps the immune system and one’s sanity as well.  An anti itch cream is also essential for kids who [...]

Nummular Eczema - Red and Itchy

I was scared to show my dermatologist my rash, but it was so itchy and bizarre looking I really had no choice.  It was all over my lower back, a little bit over my hips and a bit on my upper butt. Some were red circles , others looked like welts. I needed a benadryl [...]