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hydrocortisone for eczema on your lips

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Lip allergy, eczema: Persistent chapped lips may be lip eczema, and can be treated like skin eczema, using hydrocortisone cream plus Aquaphor to retain moisture. Sometimes ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
Eczema: Moisturizing creams are the mainstay of treating eczema. Hydrocortisone ointment may be used on the lips.
A female asked:
Dr. Darryl Blinski
45 years experience Plastic Surgery
Lip/dents?: Over the internet we can not see the lip issue. Best to see a doctor to evaluate. You may need a HA filler to even out..
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Monica Michel
11 years experience Family Medicine
Allergy?: What you are describing sounds like it could be an allergic reaction to the cream that you used, I would stop the cream and go back to your doctor.
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
13 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Head eczema meds: You can try derma-smoothe scalp oil. Cream tends not to work well in the hairy area where the medication can't reach the affected skin. Apply with a t ... Read More
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A 5-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Eczema: Explore possible allergens. Use hydrating lotions such as nutraderm, eucerin or cetaphil twice daily. There are treatment methods that should be revie ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Moisturizer: Apply an eczema moisturizer and avoid fragrance in topical creams. Use the moisturizer several times per day. Use the cortisone only twice daily and a ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Eat good fat: Which may help lubricate your skin. That could be coconut oil and/or olive oil. About 3 tblsp. Daily. Avoid skin creams w/alcohol in them. Stick w ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Troy Ross
Dr. Troy Ross answered
23 years experience Occupational Medicine
No: Stopping the steroid does not cause flairs, but using it suppresses symptoms. Sun exposure will help and a good moisturizer with colloidal oatmeal can ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See a dermatologist: The best advice is to see a dermatologist and have it treated. Over-the-counter treatments are usually unsuccessful.
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