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How should I treat atopic eczema?

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Dr. Stephen Friedman
Dermatology
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In brief: Topical Creams

For limited localized atopic dermatitis, use a topical emmolient moisturizer to repair the epidermal barrier dysfunction.
If itching is troublesome, the application of a topical steroid cream will provide relief. If there are signs of infection with fevers and yellow crusting, seek professional help for antibiotic treatment.

In brief: Topical Creams

For limited localized atopic dermatitis, use a topical emmolient moisturizer to repair the epidermal barrier dysfunction.
If itching is troublesome, the application of a topical steroid cream will provide relief. If there are signs of infection with fevers and yellow crusting, seek professional help for antibiotic treatment.
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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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