Dermatologists Scottsbluff NE

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Kerr, David J MD - Scottsbluff Dermatology
(308) 632-3230
210 W 38th St
Scottsbluff, NE
 
David Kerr, MD
(308) 632-3230
210 W 38th St
Scottsbluff, NE
 
Dermatology Across Nebraska
(402) 484-6222
1919 S 40th St, Ste 330
Lincoln, NE
 
Suzanne Braddock, MD
(402) 390-0333
2808 S 80th Ave Ste 230
Omaha, NE
Specialties
Dermatology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1977

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Stephen C Papenfuss
(402) 552-2555
4242 Farnam St
Omaha, NE
Specialty
Dermatology

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David James Kerr, MD
(308) 632-3230
4545 E 9th Ave 210 W 38th St
Scottsbluff, NE
Specialties
Dermatology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1973

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Blomstedt, John
(308) 436-2101
1275 SAGE ST
Gering, NE
 
Kyle M Van De Graaff, MD
(402) 294-3469
2501 Capehart Rd
Offutt A F B, NE
Specialties
Dermatology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio, San Antonio Tx 78284
Graduation Year: 1997

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Ann E Lott
(402) 483-1111
2900 S 70th St
Lincoln, NE
Specialty
Dermatology

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Thomas Wilcox Hansen, MD
(239) 472-4594
1319 Leavenworth St
Omaha, NE
Specialties
Dermatology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 02115
Graduation Year: 1960

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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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