Steroids

Is Using an Infrared Sauna During Treatment Good or Bad?​​

Is Using an Infrared Sauna During Treatment Good or Bad?​ I am unfamiliar with any good research showing the benefit of this type of treatment for patients with atopic dermatitis (AD). Infrared light is different from UV light which has been shown to be beneficial for patients with AD. The key difference between infrared and …

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Nummular Eczema: What is it and how can it be treated?

Nummular eczema, also known as discoid eczema and nummular dermatitis, features scattered circular, often itchy and sometimes oozing patches. Nummular eczema can occur at any age, and males tend to develop it more often than females. CAUSES Its causes aren’t clear, but triggers can include very dry or sensitive skin and trauma to the skin …

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Infantile eczema and how to safely introduce solid foods.

If you have an infant with eczema, the idea of giving them solid food can be scary. While any food has the potential to cause allergy, certain foods are more common triggers of significant acute allergic reactions due to various factors. The most common food allergens in children in the United States and many other …

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Understanding the Side Effects of Topical Steroids

Understanding the potential side effects of topical steroids is important for people to know. I want my patients to be informed about the medications that are prescribed and feel confident and comfortable following my approach to help them find freedom from eczema. Side Effects of Topical Steroids in Infants and Children Side effects from the …

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