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What is the best cure for eczema?

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Dr. Charlene Sojico
Pediatrics
7 doctors agree

In brief: Steroids

Depends on the severity of eczema, your physician may prescribe a mild to strong potency topical steroids.
Use moisturizer and skin cleansers instead of soap for bathing.Oral antihistamine to help with itching.

In brief: Steroids

Depends on the severity of eczema, your physician may prescribe a mild to strong potency topical steroids.
Use moisturizer and skin cleansers instead of soap for bathing.Oral antihistamine to help with itching.
Dr. Charlene Sojico
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Dr. Lee Perry
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Time

There are no "cures" for eczema, although eczema typically gets better as one gets older. The best treatments for eczema include gentle soaps or non-soap cleansers, good moisturizers (aquaphor), and topical steroid ointments/creams for flare-ups.

In brief: Time

There are no "cures" for eczema, although eczema typically gets better as one gets older. The best treatments for eczema include gentle soaps or non-soap cleansers, good moisturizers (aquaphor), and topical steroid ointments/creams for flare-ups.
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Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Maritza Baez
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