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A 57-year-old female asked:

Is antihistamines for treating eczma?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 44 years experience
Sosometimes: Sometimes they will help with itch.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 years experience
Eczema: Although not necessarily the main treatment option in eczema, the use of antihistamines to calm down the itch associated with eczema seems to help quite a bit. Remember that eczema is the itch that rashes, the more you scratch the worse it is.
Last updated Jan 12, 2018
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