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Eczema

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) -

Dr. Christopher Ayers is treating eczema.

These present as dry skin patches that can occur anywhere on the body.  

Eczema is caused by an irritant to the skin. It can be caused by a particular type of clothing, soaps or lotions that irritate the skin. It can also be caused by certain outdoor or indoor allergens.

Treatment involves using plenty of thick moisturizers (like vaseline) to the affected areas and sometimes using an anti-histamine like benadryl.

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    Christopher Ayers, M.D.

    Chippenham Pediatrics 6510 Harbourview Court Midlothian, VA 23112 Phone 804-739-8166 Fax 804-639-6614 www.chippenhampediatrics.com Education: Undergraduate: University of Virginia, 2001 MedicalMore >>
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    6510 Harbourview Court
    Midlothian, VA 23112
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