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Doctor Showers Make Eczema Worse
Dries skin out: Solvents like water (especially hot water) & soap dry the skin out & make eczema worse. Soap dissolves oil in water, washing away the natural waterproofing barrier that keeps you from drying out. Hot water worsens this by wicking away some of your own moisture as it evaporates off your skin. Applying cream immediately after showering helps prevent some of this moisture loss. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have eczema. It started about a year ago. I have been to 4 doctors and tried everything and it is getting worse! they have puts me on steroids and never works. Any ideas?
Wax: Wsp stands for white soft paraffin. The steroid is dissolved in the paraffin and that allows it to be diluted and delivered in a form where you can easily apply it to your skin. ...Read more
Chronic Inflammation: Eczema is a chronic inflammatory skin condition. Seems to due to genetic defects in the proteins and lipids supporting the skin layer/barrier called the epidermis. Disruption of this barrier results in inflammation of the skin. You likely have a family history of this condition as it tends to be passed on genetically. Eczema can be mild, moderate or severe. See an allergist or dermatologist. ...Read more
A few options: Your doctor may recommend prescription corticosteroid creams or ointments to ease scaling and relieve itching. For more severe cases, your doctor may prescribe oral corticosteroids, such as prednisone, or an intramuscular injection of corticosteroids to reduce inflammation and to control symptoms, also a class of medications called immunomodulators may be used (not for long term), or light therapy. ...Read more
Several types: There are several types of physicians that can help with eczema. A primary care physician should be able to at least get started in the evaluation and treatment, especially if the eczema is mild. If the eczema is more moderate or severe, it is probably time to see an allergist or a dermatologist. ...Read more
My little niece is having baby eczema. She is only 50days old. What should we do? Any remedy?
Moisturize: Baby eczema is a fairly common condition. Typical first-line measures include better skin hygiene. Bath daily in lukewarm water then apply fragrance-free moisturizer generously right afterward. Good moisturizers include brands like Vanicream, Cetaphil, or Eucerin. If eczema fails to respond to moisturizers talk to your doctor about topical corticosteroid treatments. ...Read more
My doctor says my body has built a tendency for Eczema's. Can you please suggest what is meant by that. ?
Allergy tendency: some people are prone to allergies. And eczema is one form of allergy affecting skin. You do not need to suffer from eczema. You can find the cause and treat it so you don't need creams and ointments etc. Please visit us at www.ehacstl.com to learn about treating the cause ...Read more
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