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)

(Lanacane)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

(Benadryl)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1) pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

(Balneum Plus)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (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)

(Lanacane)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

(Benadryl)
Perceived effectiveness
for fatigue (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
fatigue (1) pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

(Balneum Plus)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (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 3
20s 3
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

Sex

Distribution of sex

69% Female
31% Male

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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