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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Please suggest treatment for Dennie-Morgan lines.

Query: Hello doctor, I have got pretty bad eczema. I have been using Doublebase gel that my GP gave me, but does not seem to be working. What is annoying is that I have noticed very deep wrinkles under my eyes where my skin is mostly dry. Could I get rid of these? I am only 18 and I cannot even look in the...  Read Full »


Dr. Jyotisterna Mittal

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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query in detail and do understand your concern (attachment removed to protect patient identity).  Read Full »

Why is my T-zone very dry?

Query: Hello doctor, The skin on my face is extremely dry. It becomes dry in patches, and I have to moisturize it 3 to 4 times to stop it from itching and hurting. It has always been a problem, but it has worsened over the last few months. The skin on my cheeks is quite red, and my T-zone is very dry. Any...  Read Full »


Dr. Rashmi Singh

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do you have very dry patches elsewhere too? Do you have dandruff? What products do you use on your face? Are the patches always there or appear in episodes? Are there any fixed sites on the face where you get these? Please answer these questions so we can get a better...  Read Full »

My 1-year-old son has spreading rash. What it is?

Query: Hello doctor, My 1-year-old son has a rash. It started where his diaper was and began to appear between his legs, in arms, neck back and stomach. He had the vaccine for chickenpox, so I think it is measles. I need help.  Read Full »


Dr. Charu Bansal

Dermatologist, Cosmetologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query. I have seen the attached photographs also (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I understand your concern. As per details, it seems that your baby is having a condition called atopic dermatitis. It is characterized by generalized d...  Read Full »

Why are my palms dry and have many lines?

Query: Hi, My hands are extremely rough since childhood. I am 17 years old now. I have tried almost everything to get rid of this problem. I also have so many lines on my palm and fingers. Suggest me some treatment.  Read Full »


Dr. Kakkar

Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Hyperlinearity (lines in the palm and fingers) of palms is a feature of a condition called atopic dermatitis. These patients, in general have dry skin in their palms, soles and elsewhere as well. I would suggest you to use a moisturizer twice daily upon the dry ar...  Read Full »

I have eczema only in my legs. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, I am aware that I have eczema. But, everything I try does not work. I have been having severe eczema since I was 8. I am about to be 19 now. I have tried using unscented lotions, dermatology approved lotions, organic oils and even all of the ointments doctors prescribe me with. The only t...  Read Full »


Dr. Suvash Sahu

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. Being a dermatologist observes in day-to-day activity few diseases have bad impact on lifestyle, out of which eczema is one of them. But, with your descriptions it seems to be atopic dermatitis, which becomes better as age progress. In ...  Read Full »

How To Treat Spongiotic Dermatitis?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been dealing with spongiotic dermatitis for 17 months now, and I am at my wit's end. I will provide you with as many details as possible so that maybe you could provide some answers on the cause and cure. For 15 years, I have lived in a very dry region, so I have commonly had dr...  Read Full »


Dr. Suvash Sahu

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your concern. There are two causes of dermatitis, one is exogenous and another one is endogenous. You have tried to rule out maximum exogenous causes, but as you did not get any relief, there might be some endogenous factor causing you the trouble. So...  Read Full »

My baby is suffering from eczema. Please suggest some treatment.

Query: Hi doctor, My 5 months old baby has pretty bad eczema. Just recently, he had a bad flare-up in which he was weeping from both legs, arms, hands and cheeks. For 80% of the day he is suffering with rash and seems to have no relief at all. He scratches and cries continuously throughout the day and wak...  Read Full »


Dr. Babu Lal Meena

Child Health Specialist, Family Physician, General Practitioner, Medical Gastroenterologist, Paediatrician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. This is atopic dermatitis. It has many causes. Most common is due to allergy to various dietary protein or external stimuli. We need to elicit the history properly and need to do investigations to delineate the cause. First we will do basic investigation then we will p...  Read Full »

What are the causes of flaky white patches on a baby's forehead?

Query: Hi doctor, My baby is four months old. He has white patches on his forehead and around his eyes. They are flaky and little skin peels off. I am much worried. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Bharatesh Devendra Basti

Community Medicine Physician, Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Preventive Medicine Physician, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It may be due to seborrheic dermatitis (itchy red rash with flaky scales) or atopic dermatitis or simple dryness. Please consult a dermatologist for examination and management. Use mild soap or cleanser for face wash. You can also use a moisturizer.  Read Full »

Can you suggest any effective ayurvedic oil for atopic dermatitis?

Query: Hello doctor, My daughter is suffering from atopic dermatitis from the past five years. She is going to be 6 years old in a few months. We have taken her to multiple doctors including allopathy, ayurveda, homeopathy, etc. Could you please suggest any effective ayurvedic oils for giving relief to he...  Read Full »


Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Ayurveda Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Atopic dermatitis is very common in children. It may cause itchy, red and dry skin. Sometimes it happens due to allergies. Chronic dermatitis or eczema needs regular medications for long time to get better results.  Read Full »

How do I know if I am allergic to a specific thing?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 19 years old male. My IgE levels in the past two years were 1411 and 869.0 IU/mL respectively. Do I need to check now? Also the absolute eosinophil counts were 800 and 240. My TSH was high and it got treated. I feel allergic to dust, eggplant (tongue itch), perfume, fragrance, etc...  Read Full »


Dr. Naval Mendiratta

Rheumatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It seems you do have allergy tendencies in your body which are associated with asthma or allergic bronchitis and high IgE levels. Also you have associated skin issues like urticaria or atopic dermatitis which are all connected together. Well, the first line is usually...  Read Full »

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