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I see there is no way to cure eczema, but how much do antihistamines like claritin, (loratadine) clarinex, or zyrtec help prevent eczema?
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Dr. Stevan Cordas
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Eczema - cure
Eczema can go away if it is caused by something like a food or chemical but it requires a thorough investigation by a allergist or dermatologist.
Some hereditary forms cannot be cured but only controlled by medications. Antihistamines help to reduce itching but cannot cure this condition.

In brief: Eczema - cure
Eczema can go away if it is caused by something like a food or chemical but it requires a thorough investigation by a allergist or dermatologist.
Some hereditary forms cannot be cured but only controlled by medications. Antihistamines help to reduce itching but cannot cure this condition.
Dr. Stevan Cordas
Dr. Stevan Cordas
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Dr. Robert Peppercorn
Dermatology
In brief: Eczema
Eczema starts with itch so if you can prevent itch with these antihistamines you can also prevent the development of eczema.

In brief: Eczema
Eczema starts with itch so if you can prevent itch with these antihistamines you can also prevent the development of eczema.
Dr. Robert Peppercorn
Dr. Robert Peppercorn
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