Dermatologists Beaver Dam WI

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Passow, Tara L MD - Dermatology Clinic
(920) 885-2622
700 Hillcrest Ct
Beaver Dam, WI
 
Tara L Passow, MD
(920) 885-2622
700 Hillcrest Ct
Beaver Dam, WI
Specialties
Dermatology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wi Med Sch, Madison Wi 53706
Graduation Year: 1981

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Neils, Richard E MD - Neils Richard E MD
(920) 261-4143
123 Hospital Dr, #106
Watertown, WI
 
Wilson, Virginia
(608) 348-4330
705 S UNIVERSITY AVE STE 510
Beaver Dam, WI
 
Pierce Meier, MD
(920) 261-5485
1317 Octagon Ct
Watertown, WI
 
Tara Passow
(920) 885-2622
700 Hillcrest Ct
Beaver Dam, WI
Specialty
Dermatology

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Richard Ervin Neils, MD
(920) 261-4143
123 Hospital Dr Ste 106B
Watertown, WI
Specialties
Dermatology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1974
Hospital
Hospital: Memorial Hospital At Oconomowo, Oconomowoc, Wi; Watertown Memorial Hospital, Watertown, Wi

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Tara Passow, MD
(920) 885-2622
700 Hillcrest Ct
Beaver Dam, WI
Education
Univ Of Wi Med Sch, Madison Wi 53706Univ Of Wi Hosp & Cli, Dermatology

Janis Byrd, MD
(920) 623-9996
Family Medical Ctr
Columbus, WI
 
William W Voelter, MD
(715) 732-8050
4061 Old Peshtigo Rd
Marinette, WI
Business
AMG Marinette Menominee Clinic
Specialties
Dermatology

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What is eczema?

Answer:
Eczema is an itchy rash on the ski n

(technically called atopic dermatitis) which is usually accompanied by hay fever or asthma and typically strikes children.  However, it can continue into adulthood, and some cases are first seen as adults.

Eczema is usually found behind the knees or on the arms (though it can be in other places), and it’s extremely itchy.  It tends to flare up and then disappear for long periods of time, even up to years.  Although it usually is first seen between the ages of 5 and 7, it can appear at any age .  Stress, long showers or baths, low humidity, cigarette smoke, and dry skin are among the triggers.

Eczema appears as reddish or brownish-gray patches on the skin; scratching makes the itching worse, and it will break the skin and cause it to scale over.  If you are so uncomfortable you can’t sleep or if you think your skin might be infected from the scratching, see your doctor.  Over the counter creams can relieve the itching for milder cases.  Doctors will prescribe corticosteroid creams for serious itching problems – though you can also get corticosteroid creams over the counter.  Oral antihistamines can also help with the itching, especially those which make you drowsy (which can cause better sleep at night).

Some doctors will also suggest phototherapy , which seems to help in some cases.  There are a variety of prescription oral cortisone drug...

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