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A 23-year-old female asked:

what is recommended for sensitive skin (atopic dermatitis) for daily use after work outside (cream, lotion moisturizer, or ointment)? which brand

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Dr. Ira Rubin
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Atopic dermatitis: There are a lot of choices. Eucern, Cephadil, Aveno, Lubiderm, basically any cream with glycerin as the active ingredient should be adequate.
Dr. Holly Maes
Dr. Holly Maes commented
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Ointment are stronger than creams and creams are stronger than lotions.
Jul 11, 2014
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 29 years experience
also remember ceramides are extremely important
Jul 11, 2014
Dr. Hosamane Prabhakara
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
No specific brand: Eczema is allergy in the skin and is best treated by a dermatologist/allergist. Use mild soap like dove,pat dry the skin after bath and you can add aveno to the bath .You can use !% hydrocortisone ointment to apply over the skin and take benadryl (diphenhydramine) at night to avoid itching !Consult your physician for further management specific to you.

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