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Antibiotic cream for eczema

A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. ANNA KILIAN
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None: Antibiotics should definitely not be used in prevention of eczema. It is only used if the skin is broken with a secondary infection.
Dr. Jaiprakash Thakor Jairam
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Eczema management.: Anti-biotics(oral or topical) are generally not used in the management of eczema unless there is a secondary infection of the skin,wet or weeping ecze... Read More

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Ear canal infection: One possible cause is otitis externa. Antibiotic drops and avoiding immersion is advised until you follow up with your PCP.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
See allergist?: I presume that you have already been treated by your GYN but still have not had a satisfactory response. I also assume that you had no response to ant... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
There is not one but: Eczema is not treated with only one cream, we use different potency of steroid creams for different parts of body and duration of treatment.All stren... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Yes: People with eczema need plenty of cream, several times a day, to keep their dry skin moisturized. Commonly used creams in the U.S. include CeraVe, Ave... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Humidity: Eczema does better when the environment is more humid. On the other hand, the triggers for your eczema might have been gone in your case.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 36 years experience
See a doc for Rx: If it is severe, a prescription strength cortisone cream will probably be more effective than otc, but your pharmacist can perhaps advise on the best ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shah Chowdhury
Pediatrics 42 years experience
CHILDHOOD ECZEMA:: Definitely, if the doctor prescribes. There are different types and strength of the cream/ointment. Depending on the severity of the disease the cream... Read More
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Repeat script: Repeat scripts are to be done by respective GP’S . Please book appointment to see his Gp .
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Torre
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 51 years experience
Yes, but...: But my personal favorite when dealing with eczema is cerave. Other creams that work well are eucerin and aquaphor. Always use the cream nor the lotio... Read More

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