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Body Wash For Eczema
My baby has what we think is a heat rash. I have been using aquaphor body wash and eczema/rash lotion but nothing seems to help. What can i try?
Many options: There are many options available. Skin lubricant lotions (e.g. Lubriderm) work well. Apply lotion frequently throughout the day. Avoid lotions with alcohol (drying). Skin lubricant creams or oils (eucerin or vaseline) are great for bedtime application or in severe cases. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Various Options...: Shower daily with lukewarm water for 10-15 minutes. Use a gentle cleansing bar or wash in the sensitive skin formulation as needed such as Vanicream, Dove white bar, Cetaphil, or Cerave. Avoid harsh and drying cleansers, such as Ivory, Irish Spring, or Lever 2000. Pat away excess water and immediately apply moisturizer like Vanicream. ...Read more
Yes: Fair try. Get your hormones checked...thyroid, Estrgen. ...Read more
What's the best shampoo for eczema? I currently use Dove Unscented Body Wash. I have Dermarest Psoriasis shampoo.
Vanicream: Gentle cleansing washes/shampoos in the sensitive skin formulation include: Vanicream, Cetaphil, or Cerave. Avoid harsh and drying cleansers, such as Ivory, Irish Spring, or Lever 2000. Make sure to take short, lukewarm showers, pat away excess water and immediately apply moisturizer/sealer. ...Read more
My 4 months old baby has eczema. Doctor advice me to use Cetaphil lotion and body wash. I noticed that my baby's face is getting whiter.
My 22 month old daughter has eczema, and we use cetaphil lotion and body wash, but she scratches the back of her head. What shampoo should I use?
Eczema treatment: Eczema is a skin sensitivity which is controllable with skin care measures, but should be expected to flare up from time to time. Washing with hypoallergenic soaps, hydrating with hypoallergenic lotions, avoiding perfumed products, wearing loose natural fiber clothing, applying topical steroids with flaring, warm showers every other day and controlling itch will all help keep eczema at bay. ...Read more
Any area with skin: Eczema is a chronic inflammation of the skin. It tends to come and go, and affect different areas. The areas behind the knee and the inside of the elbow, areas called flexion creases, tend to be more often affected than other areas on the body. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Some baby may recover within months but others may linger on forever. If your baby does have eczema, be sure to apply a moisturizer on the skin immediately after bathing on a regular basis. About 70% of the eczema cases (atopic eczema) recovers by age 7. If the problem persists and becomes worse, see allergist. Do note that in eczema, allergens can sensitize a person through skin contact. ...Read more