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My sister has Atopic Dermititis. Her skin is scarred all over. What are some things to have in mind to help stop the itch? Can Pueraria Mirifica help?

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology
3 doctors agree

In brief: SEE A DERMATOLOGIST!

Soak in a shower or bath.
Avoid caustic soaps (Ivory). Avoid antibacterial soaps. Immediately after using your towel, rub in a cream for dry skin. I favor those with ceramides such as Eucerin Eczema Care cream. Get a prescription cortisone. Triamcinolone cream .1% comes in a 1# jar. For the eyelids use tacrolimus ointment .1% Forget the herb from the jungle in SE Asia. It is a waste of money.

In brief: SEE A DERMATOLOGIST!

Soak in a shower or bath.
Avoid caustic soaps (Ivory). Avoid antibacterial soaps. Immediately after using your towel, rub in a cream for dry skin. I favor those with ceramides such as Eucerin Eczema Care cream. Get a prescription cortisone. Triamcinolone cream .1% comes in a 1# jar. For the eyelids use tacrolimus ointment .1% Forget the herb from the jungle in SE Asia. It is a waste of money.
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Dr. John Chiu
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Moisturizer

The basic problem with atopic dermatitis is a defective skin surface making it unable to keep moisture in and more easily penetrated by bacteria and allergen.
It is important to apply a good moisturizer

In brief: Moisturizer

The basic problem with atopic dermatitis is a defective skin surface making it unable to keep moisture in and more easily penetrated by bacteria and allergen.
It is important to apply a good moisturizer
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu
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