1% Hydrocortisone cr
For a child older than a few months, with mild to moderate eczema
1% cream (use a thin coat on the rash
, twice a day, for 5-10 days) is cheap, available at most stores, and works well.
A daily moisturizing cream used 2-4 times a day helps to heal eczema & to prevent return of the rash. Examples: cetaphil, cerave, eucerin. Some people avoid creams with lanolin, aloe, or fragrances.