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Eczema, are there any alternative medicine that have worked?

Eczema, are there any alternative medicine that have worked?

Good Skin Hygiene: Quick daily showers (10-15min) in lukewarm water while avoiding harsh and drying cleansers. Pat away excess water and immediately apply fragrance-free moisturizer like Vanicream. Use at least twice a day. Only treatment for eczema flares is prescription strength corticosteroid ointments, no natural remedy unfortunately. Wet dressings (wet wraps) at night with Aquaphor and chlorine baths if severe. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Alternative Medicine (Definition)

Alternative medicine is the practice of healing that does not fall into the realm of conventional allopathic medicine. Many think it is usually based on cultural or historical traditions rather than scientific data. However, only recently is science catching up with history. For example, acupuncture meridians have finally been discovered by science. Types of alternative medicine include ...Read more


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What is a good medicine for atopic eczema?

What is a good medicine for atopic eczema?

Eczema : Is usually treated with good skin hygiene with hypoallergenic fragrance free soaps and moisturizers with occasional topical steroids. ...Read more

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What is a good medicine for atopic eczema?

What is a good medicine for atopic eczema?

Rash: cortizone (hydrocortisone) is effective however I have had success in using skin moisturizer with Shea butter give it a try may work for you to. Do not use any scented soaps ...Read more

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Could you tell me what's the best medicine for "atopic eczema"?

Atopic eczema: It is associated with allergies, know what you are allergic to and avoid it, get tested, see an allergist. The best medicine remains frequent moisturizers, daily, 2 to 3 times a day. Adequate skin care is the number one medicine for all eczema. ...Read more

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What is the best medicine for eczema treatment?

What is the best medicine for eczema treatment?

Topical Steroids: For eczema flares, the best medicine is topical steroid creams/ointments. Apply prescription strength corticosteroid ointments to problem areas twice a day until clear. Other treatments include avoiding long hot showers and harsh and drying cleansers. Apply fragrance-free moisturizer like Vanicream at least twice a day. Wet dressings (wet wraps) at night and chlorine baths if more severe ...Read more

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Is there a kind of medicine that can cure candida & eczema at the same time?

Is there a kind of medicine that can cure candida & eczema at the same time?

There is no: Single medicine that is used to treat the fungus and allergy or allergic rash at the same time but there are combination medicines used to treat the infection and the rash or the itching at the same time. If the rash is due to the infection, you may only need to treat the infection. Talk to your doctor for proper treatment please as using the wrong medicine can worsen the infection. ...Read more

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What would be a highly effective lotion and medicine for a 3 year old with eczema?

What would be a highly effective lotion and medicine for a 3 year old with eczema?

It: Is important to see if you could find a cause for the eczema. It is sometimes associated with allergies so it may be worth having your child tested for allergies. Using products like aveeno (oatmeal) can help. Try to use products that do not contain perfumes and dyes. ...Read more

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Is there any medicine can cure eczema and is there any cream or ointment that can remove the dark pigments caused by eczema?

Is there any medicine can cure eczema and is there any cream or ointment that can remove the dark pigments caused by eczema?

No cure for eczema: But topical steroids can help a lot. For the hyperpigmentation, there are bleaching creams, but they can also irritate, especially if you have eczema. The best way is to control the underlying eczema, and the dark spots will eventually fade. See a dermatologist to make sure that your skin condition is nothing more serious. ...Read more