It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Asthma Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 01-21-2013, 10:12 PM   #1
Facilitator
(female)
 
MountainReader's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Out West
Posts: 3,674
MountainReader HB UserMountainReader HB UserMountainReader HB UserMountainReader HB UserMountainReader HB UserMountainReader HB UserMountainReader HB UserMountainReader HB UserMountainReader HB UserMountainReader HB UserMountainReader HB User
asthma and dermatitis

Do any of you have flares of eczema or seborrheic dermatitis when your asthma is flaring?

I currently have a bad flare along my hairline, eyebrows and side of the nose. It happens frequently to me when my asthma is flaring. I haven't found any good treatments for it though. I hate it. In addition to the constant coughing and breathing problems, I'm dealing with itchy flaky scalp issues also. I will say that once the asthma clears up, it eventually gets better. I just have to get through these flares.

I had a doctor who referred to this as part of the "allergic triad": asthma, allergies and eczema.

For anyone who may be dealing with this, have you found anything that works well?
__________________
Asthma, Allergies, severe LPR/GERD, TMJD, Hearing Loss, Ulnar Impaction Syndrome, Shoulder Impingement, Plantar Fasciitis, DeQuervains, Hypermobility, possible Ehlers Danlos Syndrome

 
Old 01-23-2013, 06:23 AM   #2
Senior Member
(female)
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Posts: 238
MeezerWheezer HB UserMeezerWheezer HB UserMeezerWheezer HB UserMeezerWheezer HB UserMeezerWheezer HB UserMeezerWheezer HB UserMeezerWheezer HB User
Re: asthma and dermatitis

I get eczema on my inner arms and on my back. I HATE IT! It's so itchy. I had it for years before I even knew what it was. I went to the dermatologist to get a mole removed and they were like, "You know you have eczema, right?"

Anyway, I find that mine is normally worse in the Fall (when my allergies are at their worst) and in the Winter (when it's really cold.) I use Benadryl cream on my spots to help with the itch. It seems to work better for me than hydrocortisone cream. And I use plenty of Cetaphil moisturizer after the shower, the more moisturized my skin is the better it seems to be. I also saw some improvement when I stopped using body products with fragrance, but I think I may have an allergy.

 
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to MeezerWheezer For This Useful Post:
MountainReader (01-23-2013), tmwccs (01-24-2013)
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Old 01-24-2013, 01:10 AM   #3
Member
(male)
 
tmwccs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Greendale, WI
Posts: 50
tmwccs HB Usertmwccs HB User
Re: asthma and dermatitis

I do get dry itchy skin, but I always thought that it was due to the dry air in winter. Thanks for bringing to my attention.

 
Closed Thread




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Join Our Newsletter

Stay healthy through tips curated by our health experts.

Whoops,

There was a problem adding your email Try again

Thank You

Your email has been added




Top 10 Drugs Discussed on this Board.
(Go to DrugTalk.com for complete list)
Advair
Albuterol
Flovent
Prednisone
Pulmicort
  Serevent
Singulair
Ventolin
Xopenex
Zyrtec




TOP THANKED CONTRIBUTORS



Titchou (80), MountainReader (57), janewhite1 (52), MeezerWheezer (14), ladybud (11), sue430 (10), solofelix (9), anwise67 (5), branfeld (4), Kaji (4)

Site Wide Totals

teteri66 (1180), MSJayhawk (1004), Apollo123 (903), Titchou (847), janewhite1 (823), Gabriel (759), ladybud (754), sammy64 (668), midwest1 (668), BlueSkies14 (610)



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 02:03 AM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!