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Doctor insights on: Best Lotion For Eczema

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Which is the best lotion for treating eczema during pregnancy?

Which is the best lotion for treating eczema during pregnancy?

Lotion in pregnancy: There are many options to choose from including: baby oil, olive oil, crisco oil, eucerin, cetaphil, etc. ...Read more

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I have eczema on my shins. I have tired several different creams and lotions, but nothing seems to help. What is the best thing i can do?

Dry skin care: Remember, rule of thumb, creams are better moisturizers than lotions. Also avoid hot baths and fragranced soaps which tend to be more drying. If these maneuvers are not adequate it may be time to consult with a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Aside from coconut oil, what is the best over-the-counter lotion or eye cream for eczema around the eyes?

Aside from coconut oil, what is the best over-the-counter lotion or eye cream for eczema around the eyes?

Eye care: Eye is very delicate organ and the skin around it is,too. If you are really having Eczema please talk to your PMD for help. If you need OTC eye care to decrease wrinkle then different products are available depending on your budget. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment for a two and a half year old with eczema. Is calamine lotion safe. It is on his arms and legs?

What's the best treatment for a two and a half year old with eczema. Is calamine lotion safe. It is on his arms and legs?

See a dermatologist: Calamine lotion will aggravate eczema. It drys the skin. A dermatologist will help you. Meanwhile have the child soak for a long time in a warm bath. Then smear with something for dry skin. Ceramide creams from Eucerin, Aveeno, (oatmeal) CeraVe, others are all nice. Also rub in OTC hydrocortisone cream on arms and legs. When you go to the skin specialist bring everything you have used, including cleansers. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for weeping eczema? I've tried putting hydrocortisone lotion on it, but it doesn't work well because of the liquid on it

What is the best treatment for weeping eczema? I've tried putting hydrocortisone lotion on it, but it doesn't work well because of the liquid on it

Wet wrap: You need to use a thick ointment such as vaseline and wrap it with wet gauze then dry gauze and leave it overnight and repeat nightly until skin starts healing. ...Read more

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Is any lotion suggested for bumpy/eczema skin?

Is any lotion suggested for bumpy/eczema skin?

Find triggers: With eczema, try to find the things that make your symptoms worse. Also keep well hydrated, keep the skin hydrated from within. Avoid lotions and soaps that are scented and extreme temperatures? As far as lotions try a variety, see what your skin likes. Start with things like aqua phor, eucerin, vane cream, nivea. Don't forget a light soap, dove un scented, glycerin or castile soap. ...Read more

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What is a good cream or lotion for severe eczema ?

See a doc for Rx: If it is severe, a prescription strength cortisone cream will probably be more effective than otc, but your pharmacist can perhaps advise on the best alternative. If it's become infected, the doctor can also do antibiotic treatment - it could be worthwhile. Good luck. ...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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Ok I am forced to go into the pool at my school and the pool seems to make my eczema worse does applying lotion help?

Ok I am forced to go into the pool at my school and the pool seems to make my eczema worse does applying lotion help?

Yes: Chlorine is an skin irritant, and doesn't bother most people unless the concentration is too strong. People with eczema (dry, sensitive skin) can get very irritated by chlorine. Seeing a doctor to help clear up the eczema, will help. Coating the skin with a thin layer of something like Aquaphor before swimming, and then something like CeraVe after showering, can help. If not, recheck with doctor. ...Read more