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Protect: Avoid things that make you break out, soaps & wetness. Wash your hands only when necessary. Wear gloves when needed. Wear clothes made of cotton. Bathe only with a small amount of mild unscented soap, such as dove. Keep the water temperature cool or warm, not hot. Use the medicine your doctor gave you. Use a plain moisturizer daily. Avoid scratching or rubbing the itchy area. Manage stress. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
How can i treat eczema? I'm currently using Beprogel Topical solution. Is there any other options without steroid content?
Elidel: Yes. Only avaialble on Rx. An excellent medication and not a steroid. ...Read more
Depends on severity: Mild eczema is best treated with strict adherence to proper bathing routines, moisturizing creams & skin barrier repair measures. More severe eczema can be treated with all the above, but may also need more serious approaches like oral medications. This could include methotrexate, cellcept, and cyclosporine. Eczema can also be managed using phototherapy (narrow band uvb). See a dermatologist. ...Read more
Several things: Eliminate dairy and wheat from the diet. Give probiotics and cod liver oil. Use lotions like aquafor or calendula or jojoba oil or one called schmoove (see www.Franzcenter.Com). Chinese medicine can do a lot to balance the skin and help the GI tract...Eczema is associated with food allergies in many cases. I have also had great succes with homeopathy. Find a practitioner near you. ...Read more
Hi, Is there anything more I can do apart from cortisones, steroids and skin care to treat eczema. Any other treatment option available. Help. Thanks?
Accessory Treatments: Things you can do to improve eczema: 1 Avoid triggers- ex dietary vs clothing, allergens. 2 Add an antihistamine 3 Keep the skin extremely moisturized, you can use a thick gel like vaseline 4 Short hydratint baths, sometimes with oatmeal producs. 5 visit a naturopath regarding accessory treatments, 6 dietary changes, avoid milk, gluten etc. ...Read more
It depends: These symptoms need to be fully and thoroughly evaluated by your physician who can then explain them to you and discuss with you what's best. ...Read more
My 4 year old son has chronic eczema... Are there any natural ways to treat it? I don't really want to use the topical steroids on him...
I was given a steroid injection yesterday for hives and eczema.My tinnitus is very high now. Is that likely to go away when medication wears off?
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
See a dermatologist: Sometimes a few doses of prednisone------20mg alternate days for 3or 4 doses------is very useful to get you out of a crisis. Meanwhile you wil need long term basic management. Notice you can get a 16oz jar of triamcinolone cream or ointment for about $30. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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