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Eczema Cream Question

Eczema Cream Question

I believe one of the following creams is for Eczema but I'm not sure which. Can anyone help? Thank you!

* Tinactin
* Ketoconazole Cream
* Triamcinolone Acetonide
* Fluticasone Propionate

A MyEczemaTeam Member said:

I don't know if those are steroids or not and, according to my doctor, they can be used any place on the body.

posted 3 days ago

Is There Any Other Ointment That Can Help Me, Y’all Know How Badly This Itches

Is There Any Other Ointment That Can Help Me, Y’all Know How Badly This Itches

I was just wondering if it’s possible to have this eczema on your private parts? Also I have it on my hairline on my forehead my eyebrows my eyelids and my Waterline and under my eyes And before I forget my scalp and my chest. I’ve been using tea tree oil shampoo Seems to help

A MyEczemaTeam Member said:

I found anything minty made things worse for me. I posted a diet that I found works wonders. Except for when I stray from it, my eczema has remained clear for years. I only ever use Aveeno baby… read more

posted 16 days ago

Bathing

Bathing

I always used baby oil with vitamin K after bathing to prevent dryness. I would pat my skin dry after using it. Will this help with eczema also?

Dupixent During Covid

Dupixent During Covid

Has anyone taken their Dupixent while having Covid 19? I know that Dupixent can lower immune. I had Covid very bad starting the beginning of December. Its know Dec. 26 and I am doing better but still very weak and some other problems from the after effects of Covid. The Pharmacist told me to take a break from the dupixent which I would have taken on Dec. 14. She told me to take either on dec.21 or wait to dec.28. Im still not sure what to do since im so weak. Any thoughts from people who have… read more

Does Anyone Else Feel Like Keeping Your Skin Ultra Moisturized Causes Tge Itchy Bubbles?

Does Anyone Else Feel Like Keeping Your Skin Ultra Moisturized Causes Tge Itchy Bubbles?

It's like a catch-22...moisturize, moisturize, moisturize. Then the itchy bubbles appear. Use medication, dry, scaly skin that cracks. So, back to moisturizing, and the cycle starts again. Anyone having better luck? If you are, how?

A MyEczemaTeam Member said:

I have the same problem with all moisturizing creams. What helps for me is to use oils instead like olive oil, jojaba oil, and/or CBD oil. Lately, I have been mixing jojaba oil with about an equal… read more

posted about 1 month ago

What Kind Of Condition Do You Think This Is?

What Kind Of Condition Do You Think This Is?

I developed a rash what i thought was ring worm a few months ago. And i have this now in both legs and a little area near my left arm pit.

A MyEczemaTeam Member said:

That is ringworm. Use an antifungal on it and see your Doctor.

posted about 1 month ago

Anyone Eles Allergic To Oatmeal?

Anyone Eles Allergic To Oatmeal?

I have ben allergic to oatmeal all my life but i havent really met other people who have eczema and been allergic to oatmeal too! Everyone always tells me to try it but i have and i am allergic! One doctor told me i couldnt be allergic to oatmeal because it was a natural product and asked me if i was sure thats what i tried!😒

A MyEczemaTeam Member said:

My son was allergic to oatmeal when younger and would get eczema behind his ears. Ironically, oatmeal bath is a treatment but made it worse. He has grown out of this allergy, but it is possible to be… read more

posted 2 months ago

Dupixent

Dupixent

Hi I asked Sandofi and they said that’s just what the shot does is give a huge red spot I’ve tried ice heat taking Benadryl putting pain cream on my skin where I gave myself the shot but does anybody know a faster way to get rid of the red spot? It last for a few days or weeks

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