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antibiotic cream for eczema

A 34-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.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Ear canal infection: One possible cause is otitis externa. Antibiotic drops and avoiding immersion is advised until you follow up with your PCP.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
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 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Not here: This is the public HT forum where docs, primarily in the USA offer to answer questions about health problems. This public forum does not provide scrip ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
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
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
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
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shah Chowdhury
41 years experience Pediatrics
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 .

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