facial eczema


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facial eczema

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(Veterinary Science) a disease of sheep and cattle, occurring in warm areas of North Island, New Zealand. It is caused by a fungus, Pithomyces chartarum, and causes impairment of liver function and reddening, itching, scab formation, and swelling of the skin, esp on the face
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The book focuses on the physical attributes of five characters, from Queen Victoria's confidante Lady Flora Hastings's belly to Charles Darwin's beard (grown to help with facial eczema) and George Eliot's hands (one larger than the other).
For example, a mild topical corticosteroid should be used for treating infants under one year and facial eczema in children; however, as a child gets older a moderate or potent topical steroid may be required for short-term treatment on the torso and limbs.
It took away my razor rash, recurring redness and eased my slight facial eczema. It truly is an all-round skin-saver.