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A 28-year-old female asked:

I need to use triamcinolone acetonide cream on my hands for eczema. i also need to wash my hands often to care for my baby. (diaper changes are a constant!) how long do i have to wait (for the cream to absorb into my skin) before washing my hands?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Usually thirty minutes should be sufficient. Use daily eczema cream several times per day
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