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Exercise Often Leaves Rosacea Sufferers Red in The Face

Exercise Often Leaves Rosacea Sufferers Red in The Face Rachel Franz Exercise may be good for the body, but can be bad for the skin of someone with rosacea, an acne-like facial disorder now affecting an estimated 13 million Americans. However, a new survey published in Rosacea Review found that rosacea sufferers are nearly always […]

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Treating scabies during pregnancy

Treating scabies during pregnancy Diana Gorgos Permethrin (Elimite[R], Acticin[R], Nix[R]) is the scabicide of choice for all ages and conditions, including pregnant women, according to an article in Dermatology Times (February 2003). Permethrin is an FDA pregnancy category B drug. There have been numerous reports of anecdotal use of permethrin in women who subsequently were […]

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Living with psoriasis

Living with psoriasis Linda Cornish Dermatology nurses and other health care professionals may sometimes fail to appreciate and recognize the physical and emotional challenges faced by patients with a particular chronic dermatologic disease or condition. “Patients’ Perspectives: Living with … “series shares these important patient views and comments to improve patient care. If you know […]

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Derma-Smoothe/FS® for childhood atopic dermatitis

Derma-Smoothe/FS® for childhood atopic dermatitis A recent study from The Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology tested fluocinolone acetonide topical oil 0.01% in a blend of refined peanut oil for treating atopic dermatitis. This combination, found in Derma-Smooth/FS[R] (eczema oil), is an effective and safe treatment of atopic dermatitis in both adults and children, […]

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A Nursing Approach for Young Children With Atopic Eczema

Behavior Modification: A Nursing Approach for Young Children With Atopic Eczema Pauline I. Buchanan Managing atopic eczema represents one of the most challenging aspects of dermatology nursing, especially in children. A main contributing factor to the difficulty in management is the unrelenting pruritus experienced by sufferers. A practice model for behavior modification can be an […]