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I Have Nasty Eczema How Effective Is Elidel
Somewhat: Elidel (pimecrolimus) is an anti-inflammatory cream used to treat eczema. It works best on mild to moderate eczema and when chronic treatment is needed. For moderate to severe eczema, often a more potent topical steroid cream is used to get the rash under control before switching to the safer, but weaker elidel. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I just moved to nebraska from mississippi. My 4 year old daughters eczema flared and was resistant to normal medicine like elidel (pimecrolimus). Why?
Colder winters: Dry air secondary to winter indoor heating is the most likely causative agent assuming other allergic and stress variables unchanged. The dryness of the indoor air aggravates skin dryness making it itchier and stimulating the "itch scratch" cycle of eczema. Keep her bedroom cool, consider adding humidification, and be very aggressive with skin hydrating agents and oral antihistamines. Enjoy snow. ...Read more
Doc says I have facial eczema, prescribed elidel, (pimecrolimus) using it for 5 months. It is not helping. Red, itchy blotches appear daily. I don't think its eczema?
I use elidel (pimecrolimus) since 10 days for treat the eczema in my face,could i stop it and use vibramycine instead of it knowing that i will do IVF after 2 months?
Eczema: Elidel (pimecrolimus) is a calcineurin inhibitor used for some skin problems in lieu of topical steroids. Vibramycin is a Tetracycline antibiotic and is used to treat some types of acne. It is not used for problems such as eczema. Furthermore, if you are to undergo IVF, I would strongly advise discussing ALL medications with your Fertility doc. As well, you might want to see a Dermatologist. ...Read more
What can I do for eczema and seb derm on my face? I have tried washing twice a week with nizoral and elidel (pimecrolimus) with no success. Also took 150 mg fluconaz
Eczema: Fluconide cream and cetaphil twice a day ...Read more
Flaky cheeks/eyebrows, burning, red. History of eczema. Elidel, (pimecrolimus) azoles, tea tree worsening problem. Could it be eczema not seb derm?
Mild fragrance free: Use a mild fragrance-free soap preferably with moisturizing cream. An example would be dove soap. ...Read more
Effective, but...: Has other therapy not worked? Though effective, long-term light therapy has many harmful effects, including premature skin aging and an increased risk of skin cancer. Your doctor can advise you of possible advantages and disadvantages of light exposure in your specific situation. ...Read more
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