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Best Moisturizer For Eczema
Best one: I am not sure that there is a "best one", your need to try serveral ones and see which you like best. Examples are cetaphil, aveeno. Vanicream, cerave. There are even prescription creams such as epicerum. Speak to your dermatalogist who may have samples so you can try several. ...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
Eczema: First 3 rules: gentle, gentle, gentle. Avoid drying or irritating products--ones that contain salicylic or glycolic acid. Many good ones on market: dove bar, cetaphil, neutrogena gentle, purpose, basis, aveeno, cerave. Your dermatologist's office may have samples you could try before you go buy a full retail size. ...Read more
Can u plz suggest me some moisturizer for my skin?? My skin type is oily but now it is dry due to eczema
SKIN MOISTURIZER: TRY ONE, TRY ALL. EVERYONE IS DIFFERENT. WHAT YOU LIKE, OTHERS MAY NOT LIKE. GO TO ANY COSMETIC COUNTER AND ASK FOR SOME SAMPLES OF SEVERAL. DIFFERENT PRODUCTS. AFTER USING THESE YOU WILL FIND OUT WHICH YOU LIKE AND WHICH YOU DONT LIKE. SIMPLE AS ALL THAT! ...Read more
Diagnosis????: People with eczema have dry skin, not oily. Petrolatum (vaseline, Aquaphor) is greasy, so you may not like it. If you really have eczema you do not have oily skin. If you have oily skin, see a dermatologist for a more precise diagnosis. Meanwhile, look for a cream with CERAMIDES. Eucerin, Aveeno, CeraVe, generics. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Protect: Avoid things that make you break out, soaps & wetness. Wash your hands only when necessary. Wear gloves when needed. Wear clothes made of cotton. Bathe only with a small amount of mild unscented soap, such as dove. Keep the water temperature cool or warm, not hot. Use the medicine your doctor gave you. Use a plain moisturizer daily. Avoid scratching or rubbing the itchy area. Manage stress. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am suffering from eczema.I am on medication which includes an anti-allergy10mg;a sunscreen50spf\u0026#41;,momate cream and a moisturizer,pacroma cream. Still no Change.help!
Eczema: You need to keep irritants to a minimum. Use only sensitive skin products. No fragrance or dye. Find something to stop the itch, like Benadryl, Claritin or Zyrtec. Eczema gets worse if it's constantly being scratched. Also try a bleach bath. 1 cup bleach, in a full tub of water. Try this weekly. If no improvement, have it rechecked. ...Read more
Dr I hope u have read my medicine names can u tell why they were not effective?and is De-mal milk moisturizer a good moisturizer for eczema patients?
Probably not: Did not see list of meds. Milk and other food allergies can be imp cause for eczema. I will not use. Meds like topical steroids only cover up symptoms. You need to treat the cause. Please visit us at www.ehacstl.com to learn how we propose treat the cause. Since you are in Pakistan consult dr shahid Abbas in Islamabad an allergy specialist ...Read more
Likely: eczema may require a combination of treatments, the mainstay of which is proper application of topical moisturizers. Talk with your pediatrician about how to properly apply moisturizers, which ones are best to use, and what signs/symptoms of worsening eczema to look for. Sometimes referral to a specialist (dermatology, allergy/immunology) may be needed for refractory cases. ...Read more
What do you suggest if my infant was given epiceram for his eczema. can you put moisturizer on top of that?
Can but no need: You theoretically can put on a moisturizer safely, but it likely won't be of any added benefit. ...Read more
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