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My 4 yr old nephew has a rash around his face & near his mouth & eyelids that keeps reappearing. We use aveeno (oatmeal) eczema lotion everyday. What could it b
Yes: but do note that prolonged use may thin your skin. It is better to try to pinpoint the cause than using a medication to control it. Consider seeing an allergist or dermatologist . ...Read more
What helps the extreme fibro itch? I've tried prescription hydrocortisone 2.5%, eczema lotion, & aveeno oatmeal bath. Help!!!
"fibro- itch"": Sorry- I am not certain what you are referring to. Please clarify your question. Fibromyalgia- is not a itching illness. I suggest OTC antihistamine like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Zyrtec. I see you are also taking Norco- this can be a narcotic side effect. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why are my toddlers cheeks rosy all the time? It doesn't appear to be eczema. I lotion them frequently. They don't appear to bother him.
I have eczema eucerine lotion doesn't help, doctor had pick up an ointment and three days later it was gone but i forgot the name, what elsecan i use?
Is it possible to overdose or use too much lotion? I have eczema & use lotion multiple x per day plus steroid cream frequently.
No: But the steroid should not be over used. There is method called occlusive dressing. If a particular lesion is bad.....less amount of cream will change it overnight. ...Read more
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?
Prednisone & clindycine with Benadryl (diphenhydramine) & cetaphil eczema calming lotion. My face is now scanned over, no more weeping. How long will this last?
Depends: Prednisone will likely control most skin inflammation but may cause serious side effects if taken for a long time. It is also unusual for atopic eczema to involve the face alone. Whether the condition will return or not depends on the actual cause of the disease. If clindamycin is used at low dose regularly as an anti-inflammatory agent , it may well control the disease process. ...Read more