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My infant was given epiceram for his eczema. Will moisturizer help?

My infant was given epiceram for his eczema. Will moisturizer help?

Likely: eczema may require a combination of treatments, the mainstay of which is proper application of topical moisturizers. Talk with your pediatrician about how to properly apply moisturizers, which ones are best to use, and what signs/symptoms of worsening eczema to look for. Sometimes referral to a specialist (dermatology, allergy/immunology) may be needed for refractory cases. ...Read more

Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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Eczema (Definition)

The term eczema is broadly applied to a range of persistent skin conditions prominent symptoms 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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Can u plz suggest me some moisturizer for my skin?? My skin type is oily but now it is dry due to eczema

Can u plz suggest me some moisturizer for my skin?? My skin type is oily but now it is dry due to eczema

SKIN MOISTURIZER: TRY ONE, TRY ALL. EVERYONE IS DIFFERENT. WHAT YOU LIKE, OTHERS MAY NOT LIKE. GO TO ANY COSMETIC COUNTER AND ASK FOR SOME SAMPLES OF SEVERAL. DIFFERENT PRODUCTS. AFTER USING THESE YOU WILL FIND OUT WHICH YOU LIKE AND WHICH YOU DONT LIKE. SIMPLE AS ALL THAT! ...Read more

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What face wash and moisturizer works best for eczema?

What face wash and moisturizer works best for eczema?

Eczema: First 3 rules: gentle, gentle, gentle. Avoid drying or irritating products--ones that contain salicylic or glycolic acid. Many good ones on market: dove bar, cetaphil, neutrogena gentle, purpose, basis, aveeno, cerave. Your dermatologist's office may have samples you could try before you go buy a full retail size. ...Read more

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Can u suggest a good moisturizer foe eczema patients? ? my skin is oily

Can u suggest a good moisturizer foe eczema patients? ? my skin is oily

Diagnosis????: People with eczema have dry skin, not oily. Petrolatum (vaseline, Aquaphor) is greasy, so you may not like it. If you really have eczema you do not have oily skin. If you have oily skin, see a dermatologist for a more precise diagnosis. Meanwhile, look for a cream with CERAMIDES. Eucerin, Aveeno, CeraVe, generics. ...Read more

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Eczema treatment - what do I do if I have no moisturizer?

Eczema treatment - what do I do if I have no moisturizer?

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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I am suffering from eczema.I am on medication which includes an anti-allergy10mg;a sunscreen50spf\u0026#41;,momate cream and a moisturizer,pacroma cream. Still no Change.help!

Eczema: You need to keep irritants to a minimum. Use only sensitive skin products. No fragrance or dye. Find something to stop the itch, like Benadryl, Claritin or Zyrtec. Eczema gets worse if it's constantly being scratched. Also try a bleach bath. 1 cup bleach, in a full tub of water. Try this weekly. If no improvement, have it rechecked. ...Read more

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Dr I hope u have read my medicine names can u tell why they were not effective?and is De-mal milk moisturizer a good moisturizer for eczema patients?

Probably not: Did not see list of meds. Milk and other food allergies can be imp cause for eczema. I will not use. Meds like topical steroids only cover up symptoms. You need to treat the cause. Please visit us at www.ehacstl.com to learn how we propose treat the cause. Since you are in Pakistan consult dr shahid Abbas in Islamabad an allergy specialist ...Read more

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What is the best over-the-counter moisturizer for eyelid eczema ?

What is the best over-the-counter moisturizer for eyelid eczema ?

Many options.: There are many options for moisturizing your skin. I like to have my patients use coconut oil as a moisturizer. It usually works great and is usually not irritating the the skin or eye. good luck! ...Read more

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I'm having an eczema allergy. Is it normal by applying moisturizer to my skin everyday? Or my skin will suffer from rashes

I'm having an eczema allergy. Is it normal by applying moisturizer to my skin everyday? Or my skin will suffer from rashes

Yes: Eczema is not just an allergy, it is more of an atopy - it is genetic and there is a predisposition to react more to any specific allergen (more than other people). You need to keep your skin well hydrated, so yes you need to apply moisturizers daily. When you have flare ups which are not controlled by moisturizers, you will need steroid creams to decrease the rash. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Ingerman
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Moisturizing Creams Or Lotions (Definition)

When the skin is dry or injured, moisturizing creams or lotions can be ...Read more