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Is sheep placenta good for people with eczema

A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amit Bhavsar
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
No?: I've never heard of this as a treatment for anything. If you have research to the contrary, i'd love to see it.
Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics 36 years experience
No: It's not an acceptable or effective treatment for eczema, whether applied to the skin or taken internally. Also, it's possible for the sheep placenta... Read More

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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
No, not related: Eating an animal's placenta, or any other part of an animal, does not have a predictable effect on a woman's body. Chemicals, hormones, and nutrients ... Read More
Dr. Timothy Gorski
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Anything to get ur $: There is no reason in the world to take a supplement of sheep placenta. None. Other than to transfer money from you to someone who's come up with a ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Not recommended: your stomach breaks down all proteins into basic amino acids and its hard to ascertain the benefits of eating placenta but it does expose you to patho... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mika Hiramatsu
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Depends: It depends on the severity of the eczema -- generally you want to use the weakest medicine that will fix the problem. If you have fissures (cracks) i... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
can treat but not : Eczema can be treated by using moiturusers, steroid creams, or macrolide immune suppressants like Protopic some times combined with anti itch meds, an... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
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Good Skin Hygiene: Avoid long hot showers and harsh and drying cleansers. Apply fragrance-free moisturizer like Vanicream, Cetaphil or Eucerin. Use at least twice a day.... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Protect: Avoid things that make you break out, soaps & wetness. Wash your hands only when necessary. Wear gloves when needed. Wear clothes made of cotton. Bath... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Eczema : Is usually treated with good skin hygiene with hypoallergenic fragrance free soaps and moisturizers with occasional topical steroids.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. HECTOR Franco
Dermatology 46 years experience
Moisturize: Dry, light colored, scaly patches or pityriasis alba is a milder presentation of eczema. Both are primarily a dry skin problem. Basic treatment is t... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Not really: No it will not do any good to a baby with eczema.

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