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Doctor insights on: Dermarest Eczema Medicated Lotion

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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 ?

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

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Can i apply calamine lotion for baby under 6m gets eczema? Thanks

Can i apply calamine lotion for baby under 6m gets eczema? Thanks

Sure: I don't see why not but you may consider a topical steroid per your doctor and investigate what is causing the rash (food,medinces etc) ...Read more

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What non-prescription lotion is good to use on my baby's mild eczema?

What non-prescription lotion is good to use on my baby's mild eczema?

Best baby creams: While there are many brands that would be fine to use on your baby the two products specifically designed for eczema are cerave and cetaphil. I recommend both in my practice. Make sure you are using a mild soap as well. Both of the brands mentioned above have mild cleansers as well. Forget any products specifically designed for babies as they are usually heavily fragranced. ...Read more

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Can you tell me a good lotion for dry skin. With no fragrance, that is good for eczema?

Can you tell me a good lotion for dry skin. With no fragrance, that is good for eczema?

See a doctor: Over the counter sarna and eucerin eczema cream are good until you see your doctor. There are many instructions to learn and prescriptions available for this condition. Remember flare ups occur under stress and coping skills and problem solving abilities help greatly with contolling this problem. ...Read more

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Is Calamine Lotion good for eczema? If so, should i apply other moisturisers before/after/not-at-all?

Is Calamine Lotion good for eczema? If so, should i apply other moisturisers before/after/not-at-all?

Not really.: Best treatment for eczema would be avoidance of ALL irritants, regular moisturizing with a bland agent and application of topical steroids (strength dependent upon location and severity of rash) as needed. ...Read more

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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