Originally Posted by Maricel
It stopped after i went to the Dermatologist and got a cortisone shot. He also prescribed Fluocinonide for the "round patches" on my neck and on the inside of my elbows. They're starting to fade but now this wicked itch is back. It's like someone is poking me with a needle. Poke in the leg, and then the back and then the arms and then my neck. My dermatologist "believes" it's Eczema. He told me if it started again they would have to start another series of tests. Why is this so hard to diagnose.
I've had a thyroid test, AIDS test, diabetes test....i feel hopeless
I feel your pain. When I was younger I had very very severe eczema, it didn't respond to ANY medication or treatment whatsoever..and then a lil miracle cream called psorcon came out and that helped. Eczema is relatively easy to diagnose..or I thought so...well keep tryin, don't give you..need any tips on managing eczema or questions or just want to vent..i've been there and well i'm still somewhat there..living everyday praying that the disease stays as low as its been lately..and i hope the best for you.
Have you considered RAST testing?? It's an allergy test where they test your blood. It sounds like your having a nasty allergic reaction to something..try process of elimination of things your allergic to, and possibly an antihistamine?