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How is eczema cured?

How is eczema cured?

Good Skin Hygiene: Eczema can get better over time or it can be a lifelong condition. Take good care of your skin and eczema should be kept under control. Avoid long hot showers, avoid harsh and drying cleansers. Apply fragrance-free moisturizer like Vanicream twice a day. For eczema flares, apply prescription strength corticosteroid ointments to problem areas twice a day until clear. See Allergist for more details. ...Read more

Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
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Atopic Dermatitis (Definition)

A range of persistent skin conditions that 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


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A few years ago I got a dry ice burn on my index finger. The skin blisters & gets raw in a never-ending repeating cycle. It's not eczema. Cure?

A few years ago I got a dry ice burn on my index finger. The skin blisters & gets raw in a never-ending repeating cycle. It's not eczema. Cure?

Get it chekced.: This could be a herpetic witlow. A herpes infection on the finger can be very contageous and is treatable with medication. I could be a bacterial infection. There is treatment available. ...Read more

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Can eczema completely cure?

Can eczema completely cure?

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 more

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Has there ever been a successful case of eczema being cured?

Has there ever been a successful case of eczema being cured?

There is no cure: Unfortunately there is no cure for eczema, but some patients go into remission and may be symptom free for a while and than it can flare up at any time later on.
Some alternative medicinespecialists claim cure for eczema but there is no long term published reports to suggest that. ...Read more

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Can sand flea bites trigger eczema? If yes, can this type of eczema be cured and not outbreak again?

Can sand flea bites trigger eczema? If yes, can this type of eczema be cured and not outbreak again?

Sand Fleas: Sand fleas are known to cause infections such as tungiasis, diseases such as carrions disease, pappataci fever virus and leishmaniasis. Though they are not always seen in the unite states of america, these sand fleas are not a rare find in the caribbean. It is those people who have visited the caribbean and returning home, who are carriers of these pests. ...Read more

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Which is better to remove eczema scars glycolic acid or salicytic acid, note that eczema is cured but leaves dark marks all over body?

Which is better to remove eczema scars glycolic acid or salicytic acid, note that eczema is cured but leaves dark marks all over body?

Marks left from: Eczema are typically not scars but rather postinflammatory hyperpigmentation. both glycolic and salicylic acid work, with glycolic being more irritating (which could ignite your eczema to flare) but you likely need to add a lightener to your regimen ...Read more

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How to cure eczema?

How to cure eczema?

No cure, treatable: There is no cure for eczema but atopic conditions such as eczema or asthma can be easily treated with a good regimen, and with steroids with flareups.
(www. Chrisohmd. Com). ...Read more

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How to cure eczema?

How to cure eczema?

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 more

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How to cure eczema?

How to cure eczema?

HC cream; moisturize: To treat mild or moderate eczema, hydrocortisone 1% cream (a thin coat on the rash twice a day, for 5-10 days) is cheap, found at most stores and works well. A daily moisturizing cream (Cetaphil, CeraVe, Eucerin, etc.) used 2-4 times a day helps to heal eczema and to prevent return of the rash. One can avoid creams with lanolin, aloe, or fragrances if sensitive to the ingredients. Avoid soaps. ...Read more

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How eczema can be cured?

How eczema can be cured?

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 more

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Can bag balm cure eczema?

Can bag balm cure eczema?

Hand Eczema: This Balm is great for hand dermatits/eczema that is severe (dry, cracked skin). I wouldn't recommend for generalized eczema. Try Vanicream, Eucerin, or Cetaphil for daily use to whole body. ...Read more

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What is a good way to cure eczema?

What is a good way to cure eczema?

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 more

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What's a good way to cure eczema fast?

What's a good way to cure eczema fast?

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 more

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Can cold showers reduce or cure eczema?

Can cold showers reduce or cure eczema?

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

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How to cure eczema on hand?

How to cure eczema on hand?

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 more

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Will desonide cure eczema?

Will desonide cure eczema?

Can help!: Desonide is a topical steroid cream that is used in certain dermatological conditions, and yes, eczema is one of them! Keep in mind though that eczema is a chronic, recurring condition so it isn't tru;y a cure, but a treatment to keep it under control. Also, using mild soaps like dove, and thick moisturizing creams daily, like eucerin or cetaphil will also help keep your eczema under control. ...Read more

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What's a good way to cure eczema white spots?

What's a good way to cure eczema white spots?

Moisturize: Dry, light colored, scaly patches or pityriasis alba is a milder presentation of eczema. Both are primarily a dry skin problem. Basic treatment is to correct the dry skin by using moisturizers and avoiding practices that dry the skin such as bathing in hot water or use of perfumed soaps. You may need additional treatment with steroid creams which would require a visit with your doctor. ...Read more

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Does the combining of Balneotherapy, with the sun and seawater can cure eczema?

Not curable. Sorry.: You've being offered pricey, gimmicky baths. The people will be very nice and caring, and they can't lose. You know your illlness comes and goes. If it remits, they will claim they helped you. If it gets worse, they'll blame you for it and offer something more intensive. The issue I have is that you say you have eczema but are on Rx for seborrhea. Education & discernment may be the key. ...Read more

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Can you provide me with common non-prescription ways to deal with or cure eczema?

Can you provide me with common non-prescription ways to deal with or cure eczema?

Multiple modalities!: Eczema is treated in a few ways. The mainstay of treatment is usually either topical steroid creams or immunomodulaters. Keep in mind though that eczema is a chronic, recurring condition so there truly isn't a cure, but there are methods to keep it under control. Using mild soaps like dove, and thick moisturizing creams daily, like eucerin or cetaphil is recommended. Antihist used for itch control. ...Read more

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What are the causes of eczema to flare up and what is a treatment that can cure eczema for good?

What are the causes of eczema to flare up and what is a treatment that can cure eczema for good?

Multiple modalities!: Eczema is treated in a few ways. The mainstay of treatment is usually either topical steroid creams or immunomodulaters. Keep in mind though that eczema is a chronic, recurring condition so there truly isn't a cure, but there are methods to keep it under control. Using mild soaps like dove, and thick moisturizing creams daily, like eucerin or cetaphil is recommended. Antihist used for itch control. ...Read more

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Is there any medicine can cure eczema and is there any cream or ointment that can remove the dark pigments caused by eczema?

Is there any medicine can cure eczema and is there any cream or ointment that can remove the dark pigments caused by eczema?

No cure for eczema: But topical steroids can help a lot. For the hyperpigmentation, there are bleaching creams, but they can also irritate, especially if you have eczema. The best way is to control the underlying eczema, and the dark spots will eventually fade. See a dermatologist to make sure that your skin condition is nothing more serious. ...Read more

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I have in my ear eczema how to cure it so it won't itch?

I have in my ear eczema how to cure it so it won't itch?

See your PCP: There are drops that you can put in the ear to help with the eczema which in turn will help with the itching. ...Read more

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I see there is no way to cure eczema, but how much do antihistamines like claritin, (loratadine) clarinex, or zyrtec help prevent eczema?

I see there is no way to cure eczema, but how much do antihistamines like claritin, (loratadine) clarinex, or zyrtec help prevent eczema?

Eczema - cure: Eczema can go away if it is caused by something like a food or chemical but it requires a thorough investigation by a allergist or dermatologist. Some hereditary forms cannot be cured but only controlled by medications. Antihistamines help to reduce itching but cannot cure this condition. ...Read more

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What are some easy cures for eczema?

What are some easy cures for eczema?

Chronic: Eczema is a chronic recurrent skin condition. Treatment can help to control and minimize exacerbation a but does not cure it. In young children it frequently gets better over time. See a doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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How would you recommend I cure my eczema?

How would you recommend I cure my eczema?

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 more

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Is it likely to completely cure my eczema?

Is it likely to completely cure my eczema?

Is "what" likely to: I would like to hear or read of any product or drug that would. In general you never cure eczema, it is in your genetic makeup to respond abnormally to the environment in a way that your skin remains a problem. You work with your doc to find a daily routine that minimizes the problem and stick to it. You learn to spot things that aggravate your skin & avoid them. ...Read more

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How can I cure severe eczema all over my body?

See below: There is not a cure. You can manage your eczema by applying moisturizer twice a day. And the flare ups would be managed by topical steroid treatments. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for eczema?

Is there a cure for eczema?

No: 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 more

Dr. Sheila Smith
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Deshidrotic Eczema (Definition)

A condition in which tiny, fluid-filled blisters appear on the palms and fingers. ...Read more


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