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A 31-year-old female asked:

Please help my son has skin problem im not sure what medication to use once went 2the dermatologist he had treatment for months bt now it seems worse and being to the dermatologist doesn't seem to help anymore he has eczema what can i use for his sk?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Not on line issue: Eczema can be a lifelong problem. It often starts in infancy with 1/3 showing some food triggers. Food allergy tests may help some depending on age. Treatment usually requires a mixture of moisturizers/ topical steroid creams & may include other advanced meds. A written skin care plan that varies the treatments with the increase/decrease of symptoms is needed.Find a doc & stick with them.

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