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How eczema can be cured?

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Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree

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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Dr. Arlo Miller
Dermatology

In brief: Treat not cure

Eczema is a chronic problem related to the ability of the skin to protect itself.
It is a deficiency that is really only addressed by supplementing the natural skin barrier with creams that add additional protection. Inflammation must be addressed with other treatments, usually topical steroids, to help the skin heal.

In brief: Treat not cure

Eczema is a chronic problem related to the ability of the skin to protect itself.
It is a deficiency that is really only addressed by supplementing the natural skin barrier with creams that add additional protection. Inflammation must be addressed with other treatments, usually topical steroids, to help the skin heal.
Dr. Arlo Miller
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Dr. David Wong
Emergency Medicine

In brief: It can't

Eczema unfortunately is a chronic condition so there is no "cure.
" there are many things and medications you can use to help control it. Not taking very hot showers/baths will help. Moisturize -- a lot! uv light can help and of course topical steroids.

In brief: It can't

Eczema unfortunately is a chronic condition so there is no "cure.
" there are many things and medications you can use to help control it. Not taking very hot showers/baths will help. Moisturize -- a lot! uv light can help and of course topical steroids.
Dr. David Wong
Dr. David Wong
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