Dermatologists Washington DC

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David A Spott, MD
(301) 868-7077
9131 Piscataway Rd
Clinton, MD
Business
David A Spott MD
Specialties
Dermatology

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Giannelli Vincenzo MD
(202) 775-1792
2440 M St Nw
Washington, DC
 
Dr.David Cowan
(877) 661-3376
1120 19th Street Northwest #200
Washington, DC
Gender
M
Speciality
Dermatologist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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2.8, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Dr.Elizabeth Tanzi
(410) 955-6776
1430 K Street Northwest #200
Washington, DC
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Syracuse, Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1996
Speciality
Dermatologist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Marilyn Berzin, MD
(202) 822-9591
1828 L St NW Ste 850
Washington, DC
Specialties
Dermatology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: A Einstein Coll Of Med Of Yeshiva Univ, Bronx Ny 10461
Graduation Year: 1979

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Sarah G Williams, MD
(202) 782-1774
631 D St NW Apt 1129
Washington, DC
Specialties
Dermatology, Dermatopathology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Sc Sch Of Med, Columbia Sc 29208
Graduation Year: 1996

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Signature Certified Laser Hair Removal Center DC
(888) 517-4187
Washington, DC
 
Yolanda Cecile Holmes, MD
(301) 754-1200
1634 I St NW
Washington, DC
Specialties
Dermatology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Pa, Philadelphia Pa 19129
Graduation Year: 1992

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Zenona W Mally, MD
1634 I St NW
Washington, DC
Specialties
Dermatology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Toronto, Fac Of Med, Toronto, Ont, Canada
Graduation Year: 1958

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Cassandra I McLaurin
(202) 865-6725
2041 Georgia Ave Nw
Washington, DC
Specialty
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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