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by Dr Emma Wedgeworth
Wed Jan 18, 2017 10:13 pm
Forum: Children's Skin Conditions
Topic: My Daughters excema, need help
Replies: 1
Views: 1533

Re: My Daughters excema, need help

I'm so sorry to hear your daughter is suffering. I would advise a referral to a dermatologist. You want to make sure that the anti epilepsy medicine isn't making things worse. It sounds like you may need to up the strength of the steroid for just a short period of time to get the condition under con...
by Dr Emma Wedgeworth
Wed Jan 18, 2017 10:10 pm
Forum: Children's Skin Conditions
Topic: Allergies
Replies: 1
Views: 1823

Re: Allergies

It's really positive that you have an appointment in dermatology. Generally urticaria, including physical urticaria can be controlled with a multi step regime of histamine antagonists, sometimes at much higher doses than normal and montelukast. There are also other options. Urticaria is unpredictabl...
by Dr Emma Wedgeworth
Wed Jan 18, 2017 2:57 pm
Forum: Children's Skin Conditions
Topic: 6 year old
Replies: 2
Views: 2123

Re: 6 year old

I think it depends on a number of factors, including the type of psoriasis. However, growing out of it is much less common, and is probably the exception, than compared to say eczema. Guttate psoriasis can sometimes be a one off, triggered by infection. In general, psoriasis is a chronic condition a...
by Dr Emma Wedgeworth
Wed Jan 18, 2017 2:49 pm
Forum: Children's Skin Conditions
Topic: Eczema and itching
Replies: 1
Views: 1573

Re: Eczema and itching

Is it usual to have itch & no rash? Yes! Very common. Studies have shown that often, even though eczema skin can look normal from the outside, there are still inflammatory changes under the surface. Does infection exacerbate eczema? Yes, I see this all the time in patients. If the immune system ...
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