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How does silver sulfadiazine cream help with eczema?

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Dr. Vicki Levine
Dermatology 42 years experience
No: That cream is usually used for second degree burns-ie when you get a blister from a burn.

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A 45-year-old member asked:

Can you use silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) cream on eczema?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Susanne Gee
Dermatology 27 years experience
Yes: Silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) cream is useful as an antibiotic and occlusive agent. The occlusion will help eczema. Eczema is helped greatly by not drying the skin and by moisture. Some additives such as fragrances and formaldehyde (in dryer sheets) can worsen eczema.
A 42-year-old member asked:

How effective is silver sulfadiazine cream?

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Dr. Ernest Block
Trauma Surgery 36 years experience
Pretty good: Silver sulfadiazine cream is a cornerstone of burn treatment. It revolutionized burn care. That being said, a good surgical team needs to follow your burns to monitor for complications.
A 40-year-old member asked:

What is silver sulfadiazine cream used for?

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Dr. Randy Lisch
Podiatry 39 years experience
Burns: This is a wonderful antiburn, antibiotic cream that stimulates granulation tissue to heal over burned areas, diabetic ulcers, common scrapes of the skin...

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