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Is there a cure for eczema?
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Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine
In brief: No
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.

In brief: No
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.
Dr. Maritza Baez
Dr. Maritza Baez
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Dr. Warren Jacobs
Family Medicine
In brief: For some, yes
Eczema results as an over reaction of your immune system. Although inborn tendencies for this condition may be present, dealing with the triggers for this reaction can be most helpful.
Often emotions play a significant role and patients willing to address such issues along with use of medications including skin care preparations can achieve remarkable results.

In brief: For some, yes
Eczema results as an over reaction of your immune system. Although inborn tendencies for this condition may be present, dealing with the triggers for this reaction can be most helpful.
Often emotions play a significant role and patients willing to address such issues along with use of medications including skin care preparations can achieve remarkable results.
Dr. Warren Jacobs
Dr. Warren Jacobs
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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology
In brief: No.
We have lots of ways of controlling it (which vary with the type of eczema), but there is no cure.
..Yet.

In brief: No.
We have lots of ways of controlling it (which vary with the type of eczema), but there is no cure.
..Yet.
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dr. Joseph Eastern
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