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Does primrose oil help with eczema?

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Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics
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In brief: Doubtful.

The studies done on evening primrose oil treatment for eczema have been inconclusive.
In other words, no consistent benefit has been shown, and given that it can cause headache, indigestion, nausea, diarrhea, and pregnancy complications, i wouldn't recommend it. Talk to your doctor about management options that are effective.

In brief: Doubtful.

The studies done on evening primrose oil treatment for eczema have been inconclusive.
In other words, no consistent benefit has been shown, and given that it can cause headache, indigestion, nausea, diarrhea, and pregnancy complications, i wouldn't recommend it. Talk to your doctor about management options that are effective.
Dr. Cindy Juster
Dr. Cindy Juster
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Dr. Cindy Juster
You're welcome -- if you look up my answers and tips on eczema, you'll have a list of things you can do tht will help your skin.
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