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What is, in your opinion, the most effective medication/drug in treating eczema? What other nonpharmacological tips can you give on treating eczema?

What is, in your opinion, the most effective medication/drug in treating eczema? What other nonpharmacological tips can you give on treating eczema?

Eczema treatment: Eczema is a disease of skin inflammation and infection. There are also many triggers for its flare like allergies, stress, infections and micronutrient deficiency. The best way to treat it is to avoid irritant like soap, moisturize your skin frequently and apply topical anti-inflammatory medication like cortisone cream or ointment. You might need antibiotic when there is signs of infection. ...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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My 5 mos. Baby has eczema in many areas of her body. What medicine would you prescribe?

My 5 mos. Baby has eczema in many areas of her body.  What medicine would you prescribe?

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

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My baby has eczema, not getting better with medicine. Know any natural products to help?

My baby has eczema, not getting better with medicine. Know any natural products to help?

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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What medicine should I use for my severe eczema on my palms? None of the medicines i used works :(

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 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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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