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Treatments for Eczema

Posted Aug 24 2008 4:41pm

Here is a list of treatments and procedures that are commonly used to treat Eczema:

Air-dry skin
Allergy exposure reduction
Antibiotic skin creams
Avoid airborne pollens and other allergens
Avoid animals
Avoid cigarette smoke
Avoid lengthy bathing
Avoid scratching or rubbing
Avoid skin infections
Bathing routine changes
Coal tar ointment
Corticosteroid creams and ointments
Diet changes
Distract child when scratching
Gently pat dry skin
Hydrocortisone creams
Immunosuppressive drugs
Injected corticosteroids
Keep fingernails filed
Limit or avoid soap
Lubricants after bathing
Lukewarm bathing
Maintain a cool environment
Non-soap cleanser
Oral corticosteroids
Photochemotherapy (light and psoralen)
Phototherapy (UV A and B light)
Stress reduction
Treat skin infections promptly
Wear soft cotton fabrics

These are just some of the treatments and procedures that are used to treat Eczema.
You can connect with experts and other people who have Eczemain the Wellsphere communities.
If you're interested in finding more information, tips, news and videos about Eczema, go to the Eczema WellPage or the Treatments for Eczema WellPage.

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