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Is It Safe To Eczema
Use properly: Recently (1/2006) the fda placed a “black box” warning on these drugs. Both the american academy of allergy, asthma and immunology and the american academy of dermatology feel that this was an unfortunate and unnecessary decision, as these drugs are very safe when used properly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
See below: I just looked at the ingredients in the products, and they are safe. ...Read more
CHILDHOOD ECZEMA:: Definitely, if the doctor prescribes. There are different types and strength of the cream/ointment. Depending on the severity of the disease the cream/ointment is chosen by the child's pediatrician or dermatologist, if the pediatrician refers the infant. ...Read more
Is raw organic Shea Butter safe and effective for eczema? I use it all over my body multiple times daily
Yes: If it' s working then continue and be well ...Read more
Silvadene Cream: There are many references in medical literature regarding silvadene cream being used in the treatment of eczema. The major use is when the eczema is advanced enough that sores are present and an anti-microbial in indicated to reduce the risk of infection. I would not use it unless there are open sores or an indication of infection as it may contribute to inflammation if the skin is sensitive. ...Read more
Is Cerave moisture cream for toddler with eczema safe? Her dr. recommended it.. but I noticed ingredients such as: phenoxyethanol and propyl paraben?
Eczema treatment: Beside oral antihistamine (claritin, zyrtec, allergra...) to control itch, there are no safe long term systemic medication. Eczema is a disease of skin inflammation and super infection. Topical medications work best and it has less side effects. Keep your skin moist all the time by applying moisturizer generously after a shower or bath. See a doctor for antibiotic if there is signs of infection. ...Read more
My son has eczema on his face (13months) I am looking for ways to cure it. Is vaseline a safe way?
Website: Try www.healthykids.com the American Academy of Pediatric site. They will have good overall information for you. All the best. ...Read more
I have eczema, i saw st ives products are hypo allergenic, have 100% natural moisturisers and natural scent extracts (citrus etc) is it safe to use?
Eczema: As a rule the fewer ingredients a product has in them the better for eczema. The term hypoallergenic has no meaning at all for your skin and is an marketing tool only. Best product for eczema are those designed especially for this problem and include: cetaphil cream, cerave cream, aveeno lotion. All mustela products.Skin. ...Read more
I don't want to use sterroids to treat my 3 month olds eczema. What safer options do I have? Severe eczema runs in my family.
Elidel: My son, now 15 months, has had problems with eczema since he was born. Extremely bad patches on his cheeks that would often begin to bleed because he would scratch them so much. We tried using several non-rx creams from aveno to aquaphor. Then we tried a prescrption steroid. Nothing seemed to work. Elidel cleared his face up after the first 3 days of use. Now we use it only as it flares up. ...Read more
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