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Doctor insights on: When Should I Use Moisturizing Soaps If I Have Eczema

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When should I use moisturizing soaps if I have eczema?

When should I use moisturizing soaps if I have eczema?

Never: Eczema is made much worse by drying cleansers. Soap is a drying cleanser. You should be using a non soap cleanser that won't dry your skin, such as dove for sensitive skin. ...Read more

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Is Dove moisturizing soap good for eczema?

Is Dove moisturizing soap good for eczema?

Yes: the pH matters. Dove is one of several skin cleansers in the desirable pH range of 6 to 7. Be sure to use a cream or ointment soon after washing. I favor ceramide creams.There are several ceramide creams marked specifically for eczema. ...Read more

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Can u plz suggest me some moisturizer for my skin?? My skin type is oily but now it is dry due to eczema

Can u plz suggest me some moisturizer for my skin?? My skin type is oily but now it is dry due to eczema

See what works ...: -Ointments (e.g. emulsifying ointment) are greasy and effective. -Creams (e.g. cetomacrogol) are less greasy but may be cosmetically more acceptable. -Oily creams (e.g. healthE fatty cream) are midway between creams and ointments in effectiveness and cosmetic acceptability. -Lotions are lighter still and generally not effective. Caution with soaps, Moisturise whole body. See www.adhb.govt.nz ...Read more

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What face wash and moisturizer works best for eczema?

What face wash and moisturizer works best for eczema?

Eczema: First 3 rules: gentle, gentle, gentle. Avoid drying or irritating products--ones that contain salicylic or glycolic acid. Many good ones on market: dove bar, cetaphil, neutrogena gentle, purpose, basis, aveeno, (oatmeal) cerave. Your dermatologist's office may have samples you could try before you go buy a full retail size. ...Read more

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Eczema treatment - what do I do if I have no moisturizer?

Eczema treatment - what do I do if I have no moisturizer?

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 more

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My infant was given epiceram for his eczema. Will moisturizer help?

My infant was given epiceram for his eczema. Will moisturizer help?

Likely: eczema may require a combination of treatments, the mainstay of which is proper application of topical moisturizers. Talk with your pediatrician about how to properly apply moisturizers, which ones are best to use, and what signs/symptoms of worsening eczema to look for. Sometimes referral to a specialist (dermatology, allergy/immunology) may be needed for refractory cases. ...Read more

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Can u suggest a good moisturizer foe eczema patients? ? my skin is oily

Can u suggest a good moisturizer foe eczema patients? ? my skin is oily

Diagnosis????: People with eczema have dry skin, not oily. Petrolatum (vaseline, Aquaphor) is greasy, so you may not like it. If you really have eczema you do not have oily skin. If you have oily skin, see a dermatologist for a more precise diagnosis. Meanwhile, look for a cream with CERAMIDES. Eucerin, Aveeno, (oatmeal) CeraVe, generics. ...Read more

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I am suffering from eczema.I am on medication which includes an anti-allergy10mg;a sunscreen50spf\u0026#41;,momate cream and a moisturizer,pacroma cream. Still no Change.help!

Eczema: You need to keep irritants to a minimum. Use only sensitive skin products. No fragrance or dye. Find something to stop the itch, like Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) Claritin or Zyrtec. Eczema gets worse if it's constantly being scratched. Also try a bleach bath. 1 cup bleach, in a full tub of water. Try this weekly. If no improvement, have it rechecked. ...Read more