A 74-year-old female asked:
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any relief for intense eczema? no rx cream works. tried many alternatives. suspect med is causing escasberation. dr. won't take me off offending rx

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Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Intense exzema: Take tepid oatmeal baths.after bathing wrap moisture soaked towel containing oatmeal . Change compresses as necessary
Answered on Aug 18, 2014

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