A member asked:

Dyshidrotic eczema on hands: steroid cream + antibiotic ointment for infected blister. how long after applying these can i go to the bathroom/wash my hand(s) (only using non-infected hand)? and can i put gauze or gloves on at night after applying?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh answered

Specializes in Pediatric Allergy and Asthma

The creams usually absorb within 30 minutes. Cotton glove may be used, no gauze recommended. Avoid immersion of hand in water.

Answered 8/27/2023



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