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Over The Counter Eczema Cream
You can try these: Cerave , cetaphil moisturizing cream , aveeno (oatmeal) , eucerin brand , aquaphor ointment.Use skin cleansers eg cetaphil, moisturel, aveeno (oatmeal), neutrogena or aquaphor skin cleansers instead of soap.Of course , if the eczema is of moderate severity, you will need a script for moderate potency steroids or higher. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
What brands of over-the-counter creams are most helpful, or most recommended by doctors, for dry skin eczema?
Ceramide creams: The molecular defect in eczema skin is in the proper generation of barriers. Ceramides are found to be deficient in eczema skin. In addition to topical steroids, i generally recommend applying a ceramide containing cream (cerave or cetaphil restoraderm) first, and then 'seal' it on top with a more moisturizing lotion such as eucerin original lotion, or aquaphor if you are very dry. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you recommend an over-the-counter topical drug (cream ointment or lotion) for fairly severe eczema on my hands also in om my back calves
Aside from coconut oil, what is the best over-the-counter lotion or eye cream for eczema around the eyes?
Which over-the-counter cream is as good as triamcinolone acetonide for eczema? Something i can buy at a walgreen's and or target?
I have hardened skin on two my fingers & after some time it get cracked and bleed, very painful. I tried hand lotion and other over the counter creams, but no luck.I am not sure, if this is hand eczema or something else. Need some advice on medicine.
Hand eczema?: There are certain limitations imposed by this format which include the lack of a photograph of the skin lesions about which you requested information. So it's impossible to tell you the correct diagnosis and/or therapy. My Best advice would be to call and make an appointment with the dermatologist. Hand eczema can be severe, and water is your deadly enemy. Washing your hands frequently and using ...Read more
What is a safe over-the-counter medication that could be used for ezcema, besides a cream or ointment. A pill form maybe?
Not easy: Are the hands the major issues? If so. Avoid antibacterial or scented soap. Use a good moisturizer as often as possible after hand washing. Avoid irritants or solvents- wear non-tatex gloves as precautions. There is no great solution however OTC or Rx. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Dermatologist advice which OTC cream is best for mild eczema?There are many creams OTC which is best that has good reviews from consumers?
MOISTURISERS/HC1%: Moisturisers available over the counter like eucerine, moisturel, exzaderm, oxyvectin, and many more. For flare ups you can use 1%hydrocotisone cream or oinyment for mild eczema if you need fancy moisturisers recommended by some are 1clinique super defence 2olay definity 3neutrogena healthy defence 4juice beauty 5la mer but expensive ones do not mean they are better.The chepest is crisco shortening. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Treat dry skin: Treating the dry skin often will get rid of most of the eczematous areas. Aquaphor is an extremely greasy lubricant that is often needed to treat moderate to severe eczema. Steroid creams like Hydrocortisone may be needed as well, but they can cause patchy discoloration of the face and so should be used with caution. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What do doctors think is the top over-the-counter medicine for children with eczema to stop the itching and to heal the rash?
Oil massage: Plenty of fluids, keeping thermostat low avoid prolong hot bath/shower will help drying/ loosing the oil of skin of skin. Which many times is a precursor of eczema. Massaging with olive oil after bath/ shower will help too. If you put oil in bath tub, be careful , may become slippery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have really dried skin on my pinky and index finger and it peels of. It might be eczema. Is there any over-the-counter medication i can use?
Not sure: Never play expert with the hands- see a dermatologist. ...Read more
I have eczema on my scalp. What are good over-the-counter treatments. Are there good medications that don't hurt my hair.
Are you sure?: Are you sure it is eczema??? Eczema elsewhere? If so, what treatment for it? No eczema treatment will hurt your hair. Use something in the shower which is good for dry skin. There are many. Body wash (Dove, Aveeno, (oatmeal) Eucerin, Cetaphil) can be used in the shower for scalp +face as well as the body. Look for a liquid cortisone. If this is not satisfactory, see a dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a small itchy patch on the neck. Been using OTC Neosporin eczema cream past couple months whenever it is very itchy. No relief. ?
Need to see your MD: As you might need prescription strength medicines, after good history and physical examination, goodluck ...Read more
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