A 27-year-old male asked:
how are you? how can i remove eczema? ive been treating it for the longest time but it doesnt go away
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Remove ????: Eczema is a genetically influenced condition where your skin surface reacts to the environment abnormally. It is a lifelong condition that varies in intensity with each person & tends to flare or subside at various times. Your best plan is to work with your doc(s) to have a variable skin care program that increases/decreases efforts as the condition requires. This is not a 1 fix & done issue.
127 viewsAnswered Nov 05, 2019
What can I do for my baby's eczema?
5 doctor answers • 10 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Moisturize!: The most important treatment for eczema is to increase moisture of the skin (...All day long!) you will probably find your baby's diaper area is the least (if at all) affected area of the body- the urine in the diaper does this naturally. If you have already been doing this, over-the-counter hydrocortizone on the dry, red patches a couple of times a day for up to a week should calm things down.
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What are the treatments for eczema?
7 doctor answers • 13 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Moisterizers & meds: Good bath and moisturizing routines, topical medications for inflammation, and anti-itching medication.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
I've started to use a gentle toothbrush, but will it still help remove plaque?
3 doctor answers • 8 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Yes: Many dentists recommend the use of children's toothbrushes because they are smaller and can reach teeth better and softer so they don't cut the gums. There are also good adult toothbrushes which provide more gentle cleaning. The important things for people are using the appropriate toothpaste and the correct technique to brush. A qualified dental hygienist can help guide adults to effective ones.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Will tca be as effective as surgery to remove warts?
3 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Most of the time: If your warts are not large, tca is likely to be just as effective as surgery to remove them. Larger warts may not respond or may take multiple treatments to resolve. If you aren't pregnant, Aldara (imiquimod) cream may be another option. Instead of destroying the warts, it gets your immune system to attack them and can be done by you at home.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Can my detergent give my family eczema?
2 doctor answers • 12 doctors weighed in
Not technically: Eczema, or atopic dermatitis, is a hereditary inflammatory condition. It is associated with food & airborne allergies but there is no definite cause. Irritants such as fragrance in detergents can worsen itch & increase eczema, so many physicians recommend double rinsing clothes before wearing to wash away all detergents. Therefore, detergents can exacerbate eczema but won't directly cause it.
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Last updated Nov 5, 2019
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