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Treatment and care for Eczema - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hi doctor
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur medical query
User :   what about my severe eczema?
Doctor :   u need to consult a dermatologist
Doctor :   it needs specialist evaluation
User :   my dermatologist isnt helping at all
Doctor :   see a different dermatologist
User :   where is a good one?
Doctor :   we are based in bangalore india
Doctor :   we dont have database for chapel hill
Doctor :   Local steroid creams
Doctor :   does help
Doctor :   this is prescription drug
Doctor :   Keep the fingernails cut short as the scratching with nails will perpetuate the vicious cycle of itching. Frequent hand washing will avoid any super-infection of the eczema
Doctor :   The moisture in the skin can be retained by applying a layer of lubricating cream to the entire skin while it is dam
Doctor :   Avoid applying any ointments or petroleum jelly because they block the sweat glands, increase the itching, and worsen the rash, especially in warm weathe
Doctor :   Scratchy, rough and woolly clothes make eczema worse and should be avoided
Doctor :   Cotton clothes are good and should be worn as much as possible
Doctor :   Avoid triggers like excessive heat, sweating, excessive cold, dry air, chlorine, harsh chemicals, and soaps
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