Doctor insights on:
Lotions For Eczema
Is Calamine Lotion good for eczema? If so, should i apply other moisturisers before/after/not-at-all?
Lotion in pregnancy: There are many options to choose from including: baby oil, olive oil, crisco oil, eucerin, cetaphil, etc. ...Read more
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
Find triggers: With eczema, try to find the things that make your symptoms worse. Also keep well hydrated, keep the skin hydrated from within. Avoid lotions and soaps that are scented and extreme temperatures? As far as lotions try a variety, see what your skin likes. Start with things like aqua phor, eucerin, vane cream, nivea. Don't forget a light soap, dove un scented, glycerin or castile soap. ...Read more