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What is the best medicine for eczema treatment?

What is the best medicine for eczema treatment?

Topical Steroids: For eczema flares, the best medicine is topical steroid creams/ointments. Apply prescription strength corticosteroid ointments to problem areas twice a day until clear. Other treatments include avoiding long hot showers and harsh and drying cleansers. Apply fragrance-free moisturizer like Vanicream at least twice a day. Wet dressings (wet wraps) at night and chlorine baths if more severe ...Read more

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Is california baby product safe for eczema treatment?

Is california baby product safe for eczema treatment?

See below: I just looked at the ingredients in the products, and they are safe. ...Read more

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Can you recommend a good over-the-counter eczema treatment?

Can you recommend a good over-the-counter eczema treatment?

Eczema treatment: Cortisone cream can be useful but consult your dermatologist. ...Read more

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I heard that calcineurin inhibitors are not safe for eczema treatment. Is this true?

I heard that calcineurin inhibitors are not safe for eczema treatment. Is this true?

Use properly: Recently (1/2006) the fda placed a “black box” warning on these drugs. Both the american academy of allergy, asthma and immunology and the american academy of dermatology feel that this was an unfortunate and unnecessary decision, as these drugs are very safe when used properly. ...Read more

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Do topical steroids for eczema absorb into the body? I have a condition that is dramatically worsened by oral steroid use but i need eczema treatment.

Do topical steroids for eczema absorb into the body? I have a condition that is dramatically worsened by oral steroid use but i need eczema treatment.

Yes they do: There is definite but small absorption of topical steroids into the body. All steroid effects can be seen including elevation of sugar levels, etc but it would take a lot of topical use. It also depends on the strength of the steroid preparation that is used. ...Read more

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May i ask what is the best cream's brand that contains hydrocortisone for head eczema treatment?

May i ask what is the best cream's brand that contains hydrocortisone for head eczema treatment?

Head eczema meds: You can try derma-smoothe scalp oil. Cream tends not to work well in the hairy area where the medication can't reach the affected skin. Apply with a tooth brush and leave it over night until the rashes go away. If it does not, please see a doctor since it might be something else and not eczema. ...Read more

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What does hydrocortisone acetate skin care do for you? Is it an eczema treatment?

What does hydrocortisone acetate skin care do for you?  Is it an eczema treatment?

Not much : Hydrocortisone is a pretty mild steroid cream. It can help a little for certain skin conditions. If you have a persistent skin condition, call your doctor. ...Read more

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I was given clindamycin 300mg for eczema treatment.Ever since I took it, I have had diarrhea. what should I do now before specialist?

I was given clindamycin 300mg for eczema treatment.Ever since I took it, I have had diarrhea. what should I do now before specialist?

C. diff infection: Until proven otherwise. Clindamycin is infamous for causing diarrhea, and specifically for being the agent most associated with developing Clostridium difficile (C. diff) infectious diarrhea. If you have this condition and you use things like Immodium you can develop a deadly complication called toxic mega colon. It may be simple diarrhea, but you can't afford to be wrong. You need a doc ASAP 2day ...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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