Discoid eczema

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What is discoid eczema?

Discoid eczema is a round, coin-shaped (nummular), rash on the skin that can itch or burn. It often appears after a skin injury, i.e. a burn, abrasion (from friction), or insect bite. It usually appears in men between ages 55-65.

Common symptoms reported by people with discoid eczema

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people with discoid eczema

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Eumovate)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
discoid eczema (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Elocon)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
discoid eczema (1)

Data from patients with discoid eczema, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with discoid eczema

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Eumovate)
Perceived effectiveness
for discoid eczema (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
discoid eczema (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Elocon)
Perceived effectiveness
for discoid eczema (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
discoid eczema (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with discoid eczema, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has discoid eczema on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 2
20s 4
30s 4
40s 3
50s 1
60s 1
70+ 1
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 4
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 3
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 5
Female 11

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 10
Not Diagnosed 1

These charts show data from discoid eczema patients who have completed their condition history
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