Overview

Eczema is a common skin condition hallmarked by itchy and inflamed patches of skin, particularly on faces in infants, as well as inside the elbow and behind the knees of children, teenagers, and adults. Also commonly known as atopic dermatitis, ec...[read article]

Tests for Eczema

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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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A skin self-examination is a test you can perform on yourself to check for abnormalities in your skin, such as sores, bumps, or changes in skin color or texture. It...  More
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Prescribed Medications for Eczema

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DIPHENHYDRAMINE (dye fen HYE dra meen) is an antihistamine. It is used to treat the symptoms of an allergic reaction. It is also used to treat Parkinson's dise...  More
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FLUOCINONIDE (floo oh SIN oh lone) is a corticosteroid. It is used on the skin to reduce swelling, redness, itching, and allergic reactions.  More
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MOMETASONE (moe MET a sone) is a corticosteroid. It is used to treat skin problems that may cause itching, redness, and swelling.  More
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FLUOCINOLONE (floo oh SIN oh lone) is a corticosteroid. It is used on the skin to reduce swelling, redness, itching, and allergic reactions.  More
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DESOXIMETASONE (des ox i MET a sone) is a corticosteroid. It is used to treat skin problems that may cause itching, redness, and swelling.  More
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FLUTICASONE (floo TIK a sone) is a corticosteroid. It is used on the skin to reduce swelling, redness, itching, and allergic reactions.  More
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ALCLOMETASONE (al kloe MET a sone) is a corticosteroid. It is used to treat skin problems that may cause itching, redness, and swelling.  More
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HYDROCORTISONE (hye droe KOR ti sone) is a corticosteroid. It is used on the skin to reduce swelling, redness, itching, and allergic reactions.  More
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This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.  More
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BETAMETHASONE (bay ta METH a sone) is a corticosteroid. It is used on the skin to treat swelling, redness, itching, and allergic reactions.  More
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This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.  More
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FLURANDRENOLIDE (flure an DREN oh lide) is a corticosteroid. It is used on the skin to reduce swelling, redness, itching, and allergic reactions.  More
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HALCINONIDE (hal SIN oh nide) is a corticosteroid. It is used on the skin to reduce swelling, redness, itching, and allergic reactions.  More
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HALOBETASOL (hal oh BAY ta sol) is a corticosteroid. It is used on the skin to reduce swelling, redness, and itching.  More
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PREDNICARBATE (PRED ni kar bate) is a corticosteroid. It is used to treat skin problems that may cause itching, redness, and swelling.  More
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AMCINONIDE is a corticosteroid. It is used on the skin to reduce swelling, redness, itching, and allergic reactions.  More
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COAL TAR (kohl tahr) is used on the scalp to treat dandruff and other conditions including psoriasis and seborrheic dermatitis.  More
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DESONIDE (DES oh nide) is a corticosteroid. It is used to treat skin problems that may cause itching, redness, and swelling.  More
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DIFLORASONE (dye FLOR a sone) is a corticosteroid. It is used on the skin to reduce swelling, redness, itching, and allergic reactions.  More
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DOXEPIN (DOX e pin) is used on the skin to treat itching caused by certain types of skin disorders.  More
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TRIAMCINOLONE (trye am SIN oh lone) is a corticosteroid. It is used to reduce swelling and ulcers in the mouth. It helps treat and relieve mouth sores that are not ...  More
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Over the Counter Medications for Eczema

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DIPHENHYDRAMINE (dye fen HYE dra meen) is an antihistamine. It is used to treat the symptoms of an allergic reaction. It is also used to treat Parkinson's dise...  More
2.
HYDROCORTISONE (hye droe KOR ti sone) is a corticosteroid. It is used on the skin to reduce swelling, redness, itching, and allergic reactions.  More
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COAL TAR (kohl tahr) is used on the scalp to treat dandruff and other conditions including psoriasis and seborrheic dermatitis.  More
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Self Care for Eczema

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Application of Moisturizer to Skin
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Topical Application- Soaked Dressing
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Application of Cream to Skin
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