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Natural Eczema Cream
I have eczema in back of my ears I went many times to the dctr they givd me creams, natural creams and I used but they didn't help what can I do ?
See below.: Eczema is in the same family of conditions as allergies and asthma. It can't be cured but usually can be controlled. It is best managed by using a sensitive skin cleanser, avoiding bathing in very hot water, and using a sensitive skin lotion at least 3 times daily, even when the rash isn't there. If doing this plus the prescription steroid cream isn't enough, time to see a dermatologist! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A range of persistent skin conditions that 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
The doctor has not been able to provide much more than steroid cream for eczema. Is there any natural things which work?
Eczema treatment: Anythign that will keep ur child's skin moisturised helps. Try luke warm casotr ooil ove rhte non infected lesions and apply a cotton cover over it and leave it on for 30 minutes. Then gently wash it off. ...Read more
I have been told I have eczema but I have tried all kinds of creams and ointments even shots, is there any type of natural treatment I can try inst?
ECZEMA: Eczema care begins in infancy. Babies develop eczema from food allergy. So it is introduce one by one to know the allergen. As the child grow up, there are environmental triggers that cause eczema.The moisturizers help the skin before applying steroid cream.Oatmeal baths are helpful.Allergy specialist can advise, do intradermal tests and shots to help pinpoint triggers. ...Read more
Vanicream: Fragrance-free moisturizers like Vanicream, Cetaphil, Eucerin and Aquaphor are all good options. Uses 1-2 times per day, best time to apply is right after getting out of shower. Avoid harsh and drying cleansers, such as Ivory, Irish Spring, or Lever 2000. I like Dove white bar. ...Read more
1% Hydrocortisone cr: For a child older than a few months, with mild to moderate eczema, Hydrocortisone 1% cream (use a thin coat on the rash, twice a day, for 5-10 days) is cheap, available at most stores, and works well. A daily moisturizing cream used 2-4 times a day helps to heal eczema & to prevent return of the rash. Examples: cetaphil, cerave, eucerin. Some people avoid creams with lanolin, aloe, or fragrances. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Eczema: Emollients like vaseline and aquaphor should be part of the child's daily routine, at least once a day and more often with skin flares. In terms of efficiency, ointments are more efficacious than creams which in turn are more efficacious than lotions. For more info: http://www.Nationaleczema.Org/living-with-eczema/bathing-moisturizing. ...Read more
Many: Every patient responds differently...Aquaphor, jojoba oil, calendula are a few. I found one called "good on ya"...You can google it...May work. Arbonne makes some great creams. A company called si jin bao has one called schmoove that is amazing as well. Diet changes, cod liver oil, probiotics may help. Seeing a homeopath or chinese medicine practitioner can help it heal from the inside out as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: I recommend using vanicream, aquaphor or cetaphil. ...Read more
Moisturize: Keep skin clean with gentle c leanser, warm not hot shower or bath, and liberal use of a moisturiser immediately after bathing to keep skin hydrated ...Read more
Oral meds for eczema: If eczema is severe enough to require oral medications, immunosuppressive drugs like neoral, CellCept (mycophenolate mofetil) and others can be used, but we try our best to make patients feel better without. Prednisone makes eczema better but it will flare again as soon as Prednisone is done. Keeping a person on Prednisone long term can have drastic consequences to his/her health. Many topical meds to help with eczema. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Moisturizers: Like Cetaphil will help.Get a more detailed answer ›