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What do doctors think is the top over-the-counter medicine for children with eczema to stop the itching and to heal the rash?

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Dr. Indu Lal
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Oil massage

Plenty of fluids, keeping thermostat low avoid prolong hot bath/shower will help drying/ loosing the oil of skin of skin.
Which many times is a precursor of eczema. Massaging with olive oil after bath/ shower will help too. If you put oil in bath tub, be careful , may become slippery.

In brief: Oil massage

Plenty of fluids, keeping thermostat low avoid prolong hot bath/shower will help drying/ loosing the oil of skin of skin.
Which many times is a precursor of eczema. Massaging with olive oil after bath/ shower will help too. If you put oil in bath tub, be careful , may become slippery.
Dr. Indu Lal
Dr. Indu Lal
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Dr. Roy Benaroch
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Hydrocortisone

The best medicine otc is hydrocoirtisone 1% ointment.
A good moisturizer will also help, along with avoiding things that dry the skin (like long hot baths or soaking in soapy water.).

In brief: Hydrocortisone

The best medicine otc is hydrocoirtisone 1% ointment.
A good moisturizer will also help, along with avoiding things that dry the skin (like long hot baths or soaking in soapy water.).
Dr. Roy Benaroch
Dr. Roy Benaroch
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Dr. Sari Nabulsi
Pediatrics

In brief: Eczema

You need moisturizing cream regularly once or twice daily.
You can use bendryl or Claritin (loratadine) or zyrtec for the itching.

In brief: Eczema

You need moisturizing cream regularly once or twice daily.
You can use bendryl or Claritin (loratadine) or zyrtec for the itching.
Dr. Sari Nabulsi
Dr. Sari Nabulsi
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