A member asked:

About atopic eczema why do all paraffin + chemical based creams + ointments just sit on surface of skin to irritate and scratch off giving no relief?

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Dr. John Chiu answered

Bathing: Regular bathing adds water to your skin and helps keep the bacterial flora on the skin more normal. Since you have washed off the scanty amount of moisturizing oil on the skin,you need to apply something similar to seal the moisture in. Bathing is essential to make this work.

Answered 11/27/2017

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