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How can I get rid of eczema on my foot? Soak in bleach?

How can I get rid of eczema on my foot? Soak in bleach?

Dr. Diamond: Is correct. There are several causes of dry, flaky and itchy feet, including eczema, lichen planus, allergic reactions, fungal infections and even bacterial infections. The key to successful treatment is based on an accurate diagnosis. But none of these conditions respond to bleach, and you can cause harm by soaking your feet in bleach. ...Read more

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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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Managing Eczema (Checklist)

Apply non-medicated moisturizing cream to rash areas
5 Min, 2x day, forever
Keep showers or baths brief, and without the water being too hot
5 Min, Daily, forever
Avoid soaps, which can be drying. Lotion-cleansers are better.
Daily
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How to get rid of athlete's foot? Spray, powder, bleach?

How to get rid of athlete's foot? Spray, powder, bleach?

Powder or cream: Cream works very fast otc ask the pharmacist which he aor she would use. ...Read more

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Managing Eczema (Checklist)

Decrease bathing.
every other day
Use Dove Sensitive skin soap
once
Moisturize , moisturize, moisturize
once
Avoid Triggers
once
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What are some ways to get rid of eczema on my scalp?

What are some ways to get rid of eczema on my scalp?

Allergy or Derm eval: There are steroid based shampoos if you are certain you have eczema on your scalp and it is difficult to treat. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of eczema rash?

Moisture+/-cortizone: Increased moisture with lotions for sensitive skin (such as cetaphil, cerave, aveeno, eucerin) after bathing with a body wash for sensitive skin (dove sensitive skin, aveeno, cetaphil) will help. Apply loitons or creams frequently throughout the day. For very inflamed (red, itchy) patches, you can use otc 1% hydrocortizone after moisturizing for a few days. If not improving, call your doctor. ...Read more

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Managing Eczema (Checklist)

Moisturize with cream or ointment, preferably something hypoallergenic
3x day
Consider wet wraps for severe eczema
daily
Try to avoid synthetic clothing or soaps and detergents that aggravate
daily
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What are some ways to get rid of eczema on my arms?

What are some ways to get rid of eczema on my arms?

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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