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What are the cause and remedy of eczema?

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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
Dr. Maritza Baez
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In brief: See below

Eczema is mostly the result of the skins inability to hold moisture.
The key to management is daily baths followed by application of moisturizers. The flare ups are treated with topical steroid agents to reduce the inflammation/irritation.

In brief: See below

Eczema is mostly the result of the skins inability to hold moisture.
The key to management is daily baths followed by application of moisturizers. The flare ups are treated with topical steroid agents to reduce the inflammation/irritation.
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
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