Skip to Content

Join the 'Atopic Dermatitis' group to help and get support from people like you.

Atopic Dermatitis Questions

Related terms: Atopic Eczema, Dermatitis, Atopic, Discoid Eczema, Infantile Eczema


We found 17 questions associated with the 'Atopic Dermatitis' topic.

If Prednisone inhibits or slows healing, why do I heal so well when taking it?

Posted 1 Apr 2012 2 answers

I have a severe skin issue that so far has only been diagnosed as "eczema". The cause has not been found, and so neither has a cure. I am often prescribed Prednisone short-term. The doctors tell me "Now you'll stop itching, but your existing wounds will take longer to... read more

How long is the treatment with Dupixent?

Posted 20 Oct 2017 2 answers

It likely depends on the person, but I'm wondering, have any of your doctors indicated the anticipated length of treatment with Dupixent? Is it every 2 weeks for the rest of your life, or will you possibly be able to come off of it at some point? And do the side effect subside with longer use?

Could my atopic dermatitis be a side effect of taking prednisone?

Posted 30 Jul 2012 3 answers

I have been taking prednizone on and off for the past 7 months or so Because of my atopic dermatitis. While taking the drug, I find that the itching and redness goes away but almost as soon as I am tapering it off, redness and itchiness are back with a vengeance. The latest prescription was for 17... read more

Can prednisone be giving me a rash!?

Posted 27 Jun 2019 0 answers

Hello! About a week and a half ago i broke out in hives going down my legs. I went to Urgent Care and they gave me a steroid shot, prescribed me prednisone for 10 days (5,5,4,4,3,3,2,2,1,1) and also a topical. I just took my last dose and nothing has helped. throughout this whole time ive been... read more

Dupixent - Side Effects hurting your quality of life?

Posted 25 Jan 2018 2 answers

I am 54 and managed my eczema all my life. I have been on Dupixent for 4 months now. Reading reviews regarding blindness and other side effects really concerned me. Since I started, my joints and muscles always ache and I am always tired. I went from being very athletic and in the gym 6 days a week... read more

How long may a person use Elidel safely?

Posted 15 Jul 2010 1 answer

I have atopic dermatitis on my eyelids and under my eyes. I've been using Elidel since February. If I stop using it for more than two days, the painful, itchy rash returns with a vengence. I don't think I should use Elidel forever... Any suggestions?

Can desoximetasone cream be used on the scalp?

Posted 29 Jul 2010 2 answers

I have atopyic dermatitis my body itches and is very dry, my scalp burns , itches, and it is very flaky. This was prescribed for my skin problem. Can I use it on my scalp? I was told to mix 1/2 tube with Ceravle cream. One day use mixture all over body except face, and the next day to use only the... read more

Xyzal -Does it help with red dry skin & eczema, has anyone tried this?

Posted 7 Nov 2011 1 answer

I'm a atopic eczema patient but now i'm at a point where i don't really have typical eczema wounds. I use a moisturizer everyday. Though sometimes my cheeks flare up and get really dry. I'm allergic to different things, dust mites to several food things. Would this help? Does... read more

Can I take prednisone 5mg once a week on long term basis? If yes will I still put on weight? What?

Posted 11 Jan 2015 1 answer

... can be the common side effects?

Is Eucrisa available now ?

Posted 2 Jan 2017 1 answer

Hi, Crisaborole (Eucrisa) is a recently approved topical treatment for eczema. Does anyone know whether it has come onto the market and is now actually available on prescription ? Thanks for any advice.

How do you use Eucrisa?

Posted 8 Feb 2017 1 answerFAQ by

What are the side effects of steroids?

Posted 17 Sep 2018 1 answerFAQ by

Prednisone - I have had severe eczema for years. I use my prescription ointment at least twice a day

Posted 9 Jun 2019 0 answers

I had someone bring me prednisone from out of the country. I would like to take it for a longer duration at a higher dose to see if the will clear it up. Can I take 60 mg. for 7 days and then taper off?

Ask a Question

Further Information

Related Condition Support Groups


Related Drug Support Groups

prednisone, methylprednisolone, clobetasol, dexamethasone, fluocinonide, desonide, Kenalog, Imuran, desoximetasone, MethylPREDNISolone Dose Pack, Elocon, Dupixent

Search this Group