Dermatologists Sparks NV

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Torok James A MD
(775) 331-2882
2345 E Prater Way
Sparks, NV
 
The Holistic Skin Institute
(775) 229-1544
Sparks, NV
 
Jones Christian C MD
(775) 851-7546
Reno, NV
 
Larry Wayne Gardner
(775) 786-5744
236 W 6th St
Reno, NV
Specialty
Dermatology

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Luke A Perkocha, MD
(775) 746-3400
1350 Stardust St Ste D
Reno, NV
Specialties
Dermatology, Dermatopathology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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James Allen Torok, MD
(775) 331-2882
2345 E Prater Way Ste 205
Sparks, NV
Specialties
Dermatology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1979

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Julia Ai
(775) 331-2882
2345 E Prater Way
Sparks, NV
Specialty
Dermatology

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Larry Wayne Gardner, MD
(775) 786-5744
236 W 6th St Ste 205
Reno, NV
Specialties
Dermatology, Dermatopathology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1968
Hospital
Hospital: St Marys Reg Medctr, Reno, Nv; Ioannis A Lougaris Va Med Ctr, Reno, Nv; Washoe Med Ctr, Reno, Nv

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Ali, Shaheen MD - Ali Shaheen MD
(775) 322-3393
343 Elm St
Reno, NV
 
Gardner, Larry W MD - Gardner Larry W MD
(775) 786-5744
236 W 6th St, #205
Reno, NV
 
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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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