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How do you treat severe eczema?

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Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine
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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. Edward Neilsen
Family Medicine

In brief: Steroids, moisture

Treatment for allergic skin (eczema) involves steroids (corisone, triamcinalone, etc) and moisturizers.
Avoid products that irritate or dry the skin, such as harsh soaps/cleansers and alcohol-based sanitizers.

In brief: Steroids, moisture

Treatment for allergic skin (eczema) involves steroids (corisone, triamcinalone, etc) and moisturizers.
Avoid products that irritate or dry the skin, such as harsh soaps/cleansers and alcohol-based sanitizers.
Dr. Edward Neilsen
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