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When should I use moisturizing soaps if I have eczema?
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Dr. Susanne Gee
Dermatology
In brief: Never
Eczema is made much worse by drying cleansers.
Soap is a drying cleanser. You should be using a non soap cleanser that won't dry your skin, such as dove for sensitive skin.

In brief: Never
Eczema is made much worse by drying cleansers.
Soap is a drying cleanser. You should be using a non soap cleanser that won't dry your skin, such as dove for sensitive skin.
Dr. Susanne Gee
Dr. Susanne Gee
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Dr. Manav Singla
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
In brief: Bathing
Moisturizing soaps are best for bathing (dove unscented®, aveeno®).
For some people even these are too drying; then consider non-soap skin cleansers (cetaphil® or something similar).

In brief: Bathing
Moisturizing soaps are best for bathing (dove unscented®, aveeno®).
For some people even these are too drying; then consider non-soap skin cleansers (cetaphil® or something similar).
Dr. Manav Singla
Dr. Manav Singla
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