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Eczema in Adrian, MI

What Is Eczema?

Eczema is a term for a series of skin conditions that are brought on by different allergic reactions or occasionally from the human body's reaction to an immune system deficiency. The outcome can result in redness of the skin and itchy spots very similar to dermatitis. In many cases, the redness itself is dermatitis. This can happen anywhere on your body, including the hands, face, neck, or other areas. Atopic dermatitis is the most common type and is normally the result of an allergic reaction. This condition generally starts in youth. At Desjarlais Dermatology & Aesthetic Center in Adrian, MI, our medical team will attempt to diagnose precisely what is causing the inflammation so a precise treatment plan can be made and carried out.

What Are the Treatment Options for Eczema?

Eczema may be addressed with a variety of prescribed or over-the-counter medications and ointments. Hydrocortisone ointments and creams can be bought in addition to antihistamines, such as Benadryl, to help relieve symptoms. Prescription medications, like steroid creams or immunomodulators, can help if you have moderate to severe eczema. An oral or corticosteroid may also be prescribed. In severe instances, ultraviolet light therapy or laser therapy might also be applied to the affected areas. When other options have failed, immunosuppressants may be prescribed since these drugs suppress the immune system.

A Multistep Treatment Plan

Whether you have suffered from eczema for years with little to no relief or have just recently discovered an itchy rash and a difference in your skin, there are numerous treatment solutions available. Implementing a multistep treatment plan, including detection, prevention, and treatment, allows you to not only handle your condition but also see a significant decrease in symptoms. Find help for your eczema-related symptoms now at Desjarlais Dermatology & Aesthetic Center. Reach out to our Adrian, MI practice to schedule your consultation.

Prompt, professional, personable people. Removal of a small cyst was even less painful than the doctor claimed it would be. Definitely my go-to dermatologist from now on!

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I always feel great leaving this office. From the front desk, to the medical assistants every employee is kind. Dr. Desjarlais is attentive to my concerns each time and thoughtful with his responses. He doesn’t rush conversations and has great bedside manner. Couldn’t recommend this practice any more.

K.D. Google

I came in got my usual mole and pre cancer screening. The appointment was timely and expeditious, Dr Desjarlais was efficient and professional and thorough. He cryotreated one actinic keratosis with no pain. I’m happy it will be gone.

R.K. Google

Always on time. Courteous and very professional.

C.M. Google

Doc is wonderful! He did a great job with my cosmetic enhancements while keeping the natural look! I would highly recommend him and his services!

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