Dermatologists Huntington WV

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Elaine Matthews Young, MD
(304) 525-6132
1411 6th Ave
Huntington, WV
Specialties
Dermatology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Marshall Univ Sch Of Med, Huntington Wv 25755
Graduation Year: 1986

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Huntington Medical Association
(304) 529-0900
1934 11th Ave
Huntington, WV
 
Charles L Yarbrough
(304) 529-0900
1934 11th Ave
Huntington, WV
Specialty
Dermatology

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Abraham N MD
(304) 525-2401
534 N Inwood Dr
Huntington, WV
 
Amy Anne Vaughan, MD
(304) 529-0900
PO Box 2747
Huntington, WV
Specialties
Dermatology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Marshall Univ Sch Of Med, Huntington Wv 25755
Graduation Year: 1992

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Elaine M Young
(304) 525-6132
1411 6th Ave
Huntington, WV
Specialty
Dermatology

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Yarbrough, Charles L MD - Yarbrough Dermatology Association
(304) 529-0900
1934 11th Ave
Huntington, WV
 
Abraham, Nazem MD - Huntington Dermatology Incorporated
(304) 523-5100
422 Kinetic Dr, #B
Huntington, WV
 
Touma Susa MD
(304) 523-5100
1321 Hal Greer Blvd
Huntington, WV
 
Susan C Touma, MD
(304) 525-5558
1321 Hal Greer Blvd
Huntington, WV
Specialties
Dermatology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1998

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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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