Dermatologists Texarkana AR

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Parham, Kimberly J MD - Texarkana Dermatology Association
(903) 223-9911
3502 Richmond Rd
Texarkana, TX
 
Paul Kellam McCash, MD
4 Lambeth Pl
Texarkana, TX
Specialties
Dermatology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Martin Lewis Johnson
(903) 614-3000
5002 Cowhorn Creek Rd
Texarkana, TX
Specialty
Dermatology

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Minh-Ly N Gaylor
(903) 614-3000
5002 Cowhorn Creek Rd
Texarkana, TX
Specialty
Dermatology

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Green, Kathy - Wyrick Dermatology Association
(903) 792-3787
3333 Potomac Ave
Texarkana, TX
 
Walter James Wyrick Jr, MD
(903) 792-3787
3333 Potomac Ave
Texarkana, TX
Specialties
Dermatology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Southwestern Med Ctr At Dallas, Med Sch, Dallas Tx 75235
Graduation Year: 1965

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Jeffrey Paul Young, MD
(903) 792-2777
1732 Galleria Oaks Dr
Texarkana, TX
Specialties
Dermatology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1994

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Kimberly J Parham
(903) 223-9911
3502 Richmond Rd
Texarkana, TX
Specialty
Dermatology

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Arlis W Loe
(903) 614-3000
5002 Cowhorn Creek Rd
Texarkana, TX
Specialty
Dermatology

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Kimberly Jo Parham, MD
(903) 223-9911
3502 Richmond Rd
Texarkana, TX
Specialties
Dermatology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1993
Hospital
Hospital: St Michael Hosp, Texarkana, Tx
Group Practice: Texarkana 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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