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Alternative Medicine Eczema
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
The term eczema is broadly applied to a range of persistent skin conditions prominent symptoms include dryness and recurring skin rashes that are characterized by one or more of these symptoms: redness, skin edema (swelling), itching, crusting, flaking, blistering, cracking, or bleeding. The cause of eczema is unknown but is presumed to be a combination of ...Read more
ANY relief for intense eczema? No RX cream works. Tried many alternatives. Suspect med
is causing escasberation. Dr. won't take me off
Systemic treatment: Try a combination of claritin and zantac, both over the counter to block histamine receptors 1 and 2, Aveeno oatmeal products, Wash with cetaphil instead of soap and water, gloves or socks on hands at night, fingernails cut short. It sounds like your doctor may need to prescribe a low dose steroid course like a Medrol-Dose Pak for poison ivy to alleviate your symptoms. Benadryl is contraindicated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What medicine should I use for my severe eczema on my palms? None of the medicines i used works :(
Occlusive dressing: I hope you are already under the care of a physician or dermatologist because you will need a moderate or high potency topical steroids! in any case , you can use simple stuff in addition to your regimens, aquaphor ointment with occlusive dressing. Believe it or not , the good old crisco costs less and very effective skin moisturizer. You have to use quite a bit to keep your skin hydrated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have eczema and I have it beside my penis my medicine helps but it comes back after i stop the area is moist but i always wipe down thare?
Efas,mild steroid: For a ute relief hylatopic ointment or epiceram along with weak steroid such as 2.5 hydrocortisone, des own or triamcinolone .25 for as short an interval s possible. As skin improves would decrease frequency to once a day and then every oter day. Check for food or inhalant allergies. Add probiotics and flaxseed to diet to help eczema. ...Read more
Yes: Stop dairy. Stop gluten. If formula fed look at nutramigen formula. Chinese medicine can help- find a practitioner in your area. Arbonne products are amazing- they do improve the symptoms but you want to look at the underlying cause- which chinese medicine does. And so does homeopathy. ...Read more
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