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can you use silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) cream on eczema?

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Dr. Susanne Gee
Dermatology 26 years experience
Yes: Silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) cream is useful as an antibiotic and occlusive agent. The occlusion will help eczema. Eczema is helped greatly by not drying the skin and by moisture. Some additives such as fragrances and formaldehyde (in dryer sheets) can worsen eczema.

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How does silver sulfadiazine cream help with eczema?

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Dr. Vicki Levine
Dermatology 41 years experience
No: That cream is usually used for second degree burns-ie when you get a blister from a burn.

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