Atopic Dermatitis

Atopic dermatitis or eczema is a skin condition where the skin becomes red, itchy, and sensitive. It is a long-lasting disease and is usually accompanied by asthma or hay fever. Treatment is done applying cream to reduce itching and to treat other infections.

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How to manage frequent rashes in a 14-month-old baby?

Query: Hi doctor, My 14-month-old daughter has flare-up rashes. The rashes started last, and she still has them at the minute. We have been giving her Allerief liquid, it seems to reduce after the medicine, but it will then return after a couple of hours. She does not show any other symptoms and still see...  Read Full »

Dr. Snehal Laul

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The differential diagnosis is irritant contact dermatitis and urticarial rash. Apply Desonide cream at night for ten days. Also apply Lacto Calamine, lotion thrice daily for ten days. Do you have any history of fever? Is it widespread or localized to the diape...  Read Full »

What are the reasons for rashes and red bumps on the skin with pain and itching?

Query: Hi doctor, My wife has been suffering from a kind of a rash or red bumps for the past seven years. We have consulted many places and ruled out of any significant disease except for dryness. A few antifungal creams like Clop-GM or Cosvate G cream gave some relief. They are becoming more concerning w...  Read Full »

Dr. Vaibhav Barve

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thanks for allowing me to treat your skin problem. Since how many days do you have rash? Does the rash stay permanent? Does she have any history of insect bites? Did she see any rash in the morning? Is it associated with itching or burning? Does the itching ...  Read Full »

How to treat rupture on nose and itchy hands after bleaching?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a rupture on the nose after having a bleach. I have dry skin. I also have itchy sensation on my hands, and I kept scratching, which made my hands worsen.  Read Full »

Dr. Meha Malhotra

Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I think you may be having an atopic tendency, but to be sure and prescribe medicines, I need details. In my opinion, you need medicated daily skincare products. If you have such dry skin, my advice is that you should avoid bleach. Also, use mild soap for a bath,...  Read Full »

What could cause skin irritation in a 9-month-old kid?

Query: Hi doctor, My daughter (9 months) is suffering from irritated skin from the past three to four weeks. It is spreading to different areas of the body. It is on cheeks, near to elbow, back of knee, etc. We have consulted a couple of dermatologists but it is not helping. Could you please help with sugg...  Read Full »

Dr. Megha Kakani

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I went through your query and all the pictures and prescription (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your son is having atopic dermatitis. It is very common in allergic child or children of allergic parents. Medicines prescribed to your child are almost cor...  Read Full »

How to help my extreme dry skin and aged look?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 28-year-old female. I have extremely dry skin and it is reacting with almost every product I use. Mostly, it is becoming dark and now, it started getting saggy and I look older to my age. Though I got advice from many dermatologists none helped. One of them said that it is ato...  Read Full »

Dr. Snehal Laul

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Any history of atopy or allergies? History of photosensitivity, dust exposure, polluted environment, or humidity? Do you have dry patches, scaling, itch, or irritation? You can use Emoderm cream in the daytime for 15 days. Please attach the picture of the lesion f...  Read Full »

How to get my itching treated?

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from itching in different parts of the body for the last three years. It increases during winter season, though it stays in summer season also. I had a past history of head dandruff, face itch and rashes, which was cured and relieved. At present, I am facing problem of i...  Read Full »

Dr. Jyotisterna Mittal

Dermatologist, Venereologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Cosmetologist, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You seem to be suffering from atopic dermatitis. Do you suffer from any allergies? Is there any history of asthma in your family? Moisturizers, which are specially meant for such conditions and other medicines can be used. For example Aveeno or Cetaphil DAM lotion. I...  Read Full »

What should I do for pimples with itchy red rashes in my newborn?

Query: Hello doctor, I need help with my baby skin. He is nearly three months old, and his weight is around 5 kg. He has pimples with red rashes itchy and dry on his cheeks, chin, and forehead. It is becoming white as his skin color was light brown. And on his body, he started to have small pimples. I do...  Read Full »

Dr. Deepti Shukla

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your history thoroughly and saw all the photos (attachment removed to protect patient identity), it suggests your baby has atopic dermatitis. It is a common condition in children and can be managed easily with proper care. Hydrocortisone cream is go...  Read Full »

Will Mometasone help in atropic dermatitis flareup?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been experiencing flare-ups for weeks now. I do not know if this has something to do with the change of weather. I have been having trouble sleeping lately since I am very uncomfortable right now. I am using Cetaphil gentle wash and shampoo because my scalp gets itchy as well. I a...  Read Full »

Dr. Vikash Paudel


Answer: Hi, Welcome to Atopic dermatitis is relatively more sort of relapsing with seasonal aggravation. It has a genetic and familial component as well. If you have severe symptoms which is hampering your daily activities you need to start with systemic immunosuppressants like Prednisolone ...  Read Full »

Can allergy make your eyes watery, red, and itchy, with dark circles around?

Query: My age is 20, one of our relative informed us to contact you as we needed it badly I have eczema and I have been taking medications from 5 years with multiple doctors with no end results... some worked some didn't main problem is I have running nose( from 3 years), skin gets round around mouth wit...  Read Full »

Dr. B. T. Priya


Answer: Hi I went through all pictures and prescription s The problem what you have is ATOPIC DERMATITIS It's a disease that is not infection but your immunity will be working abruptly and uncontrollably Triggers are food, dust, any bite or cosmetic s It's a lifelong problem presenting with different issues...  Read Full »

My kid is facing skin dryness, itching and bleeding. Is it due to thyroid problem?

Query: Hi doctor, My daughter has skin irritation near hands in the joining area. After itching, she gets blood in that area. And at night time she is having itching on her whole body and she has dry skin. My daughter is 6 years old and she is a thyroid patient. Please suggest solution. Currently, she is...  Read Full »

Dr. B. T. Priya


Answer: Hi, Welcome to Kindly attach the pictures of the skin problem and old prescription. The picture you sent is that of blood soaked cloth (attachment removed to protect patient identity). How much is her thyroid level? Is she taking Eltroxin? Is she having wheezing or dust allergy? Sen...  Read Full »

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