Dermatologists Silver City NM

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Gilbert S Arizaga
(575) 388-2743
3060 Highway 180 E
Silver City, NM
Specialty
Dermatology

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Gilbert S Arizaga, MD
(505) 388-2743
3060 HIGHWAY 180 E
Silver City, NM
 
Clearwaves Laser Based Acne Treatment Center
(505) 888-3733
1120 Juan Tabo Blvd Ne
Albuquerque, NM
 
Auerbach, James H MD
(505) 982-5504
435 St Michaels Dr, Ste A101
Santa Fe, NM
 
John C Henry
(505) 624-2330
207 N. Union
Roswell, NM
Specialty
Dermatology

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Gilbert Sierra Arizaga, MD
(505) 388-2743
3060 Highway 180 E
Silver City, NM
Specialties
Dermatology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med, Albuquerque Nm 87131
Graduation Year: 1974

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Melamed, David MD - Carlsbad Dermatology Clinic
(575) 628-3886
2420 W Pierce St, #101
Carlsbad, NM
 
Barbara Lynne Einhorn, MD
(505) 897-1313
4700 Jefferson St NE
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Dermatology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Case Western Reserve Univ Sch Of Med, Cleveland Oh 44106
Graduation Year: 1989

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Alan Charles Blaugrund, MD
(505) 292-5850
321 Big Horn Ridge Dr NE
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Dermatology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 10032
Graduation Year: 1968
Hospital
Hospital: Presbyterian Hospital, Albuquerque, Nm
Group Practice: Dermatology Consultants

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Madnani, Dilip D MD - Southwest Ear Nose Throat
(575) 887-9528
2402 W Pierce St, #3c
Carlsbad, NM
 
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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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