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Has Any One Had Good Responses To Antibiotics?!

Has Any One Had Good Responses To Antibiotics?!

I recently got pneumonia, and my dr. Put me on doxycycline. I’ve been on the antibiotic since Friday. And my hands have healed up considerably! Anyone ever encounter antibiotics helping clear up their eczema? I have to take the doxycycline twice a day for 7 more days.

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I imagine it reduces the Staphylococcus load which is usually high in people with dermatitis. That's why they recommend weekly dilute bleach baths. Although I don't have a bath, I tried a dilute… read more

Antibiotics

Antibiotics

What's the difference between penicillin and Amoxicillin?

A MyEczemaTeam Member

The only thing I know is that penicillin is stronger

What Do You Do For Armpits?

What Do You Do For Armpits?

Hello Team,
I have a question regarding armpit Odor Control. What do you use in your armpits that won't irritate the skin but will keep you from getting smelly under there? I do not tolerate scented products because I also suffer with allergies, asthma and multiple chemical sensitivities. Any suggestions?

A MyEczemaTeam Member

Sure unscented deodorant is Great plus Ultra Max too

How Do I Get Rid Of This Rash Which I Still Do Not Know What It Is?Steroids Worked But Then It Came Back With Avengence.

How Do I Get Rid Of This Rash Which I Still Do Not Know What It Is?Steroids Worked But Then It Came Back With Avengence.

it is not itchy.

A MyEczemaTeam Member

My Doctor prescribed Dupixent for my Eczema..I've had this Illness since December 2017...This is the only medication that has worked for me... It's very expensive, so my Doctor reached out to the… read more

What Can I Use For A 10 Month Baby ? With Sensitive Skin

What Can I Use For A 10 Month Baby ? With Sensitive Skin

My son is 10 months old . He has eczema on his back, sides of the belly, neck area, behind his elbows and time to time behind his ears. The worst ones are on the sides of belly they scab up and the ones on his neck they turn red. Dont know what to do. I get his who body moist as much as i can through out the day and it seems to come back. I watch what he eats

A MyEczemaTeam Member

Vasoline and any petroleum based product breaks down cells of the skin. Encourage other treatments instead.

Hello Everyone My Name Is Crissy And I Am New To This But I Have Questions About Exzema. But For Now I'm In Need For Myself....

Hello Everyone My Name Is Crissy And I Am New To This But I Have Questions About Exzema. But For Now I'm In Need For Myself....

I have a scalp sore that is raised and oozes clear fluid that itches. Is this exzema?

please help me figure this out

A MyEczemaTeam Member

Have you gone to a dermatologist? The scalp treatment really helps and they can prescribe topical creams for you.☺️

Any Good Recommendations For Creams Etc On Severe Eczema?

Any Good Recommendations For Creams Etc On Severe Eczema?

I have severe eczema I have had it since 2 years old and I am now 30. Its really been getting me down lately I'm constantly dry,very itchy and scaly. Is there anything anyone would reccomend? I use emolysifing ointment and steroid creams. I really dont know what to do anymore.

A MyEczemaTeam Member

I use wool dryer balls instead of dryer sheets. No chemicals and they are reusable. You can spritz some essential oil on them before using if you like the fragrance.

Other Than Your RX Hand Ointments And Creams, What Is You Favorite OTC (over The Counter Non RX) Hand Cream.....??

Other Than Your RX Hand Ointments And Creams, What Is You Favorite OTC (over The Counter Non RX) Hand Cream.....??

With your favorite OTC cream, when you wash your hands, does the hand cream wash off? Or does it continue to rotect

A MyEczemaTeam Member

Cera Ve works great!

What Topical Cream Or Ointment Works For Immediate Relief

What Topical Cream Or Ointment Works For Immediate Relief

My 22 month old son has eczema pretty much all over his body and just here recently has it really been showing up everywhere and he is constantly scratching until his skin is peeling and bleeding off and I just feel hopeless in finding him any relief. It is so frustrating. does anyone have any recommendations on what I can give him for immediate relief I've tried everything

A MyEczemaTeam Member

Eladel I’m not sure if that’s how you spell it but that cream is amazing

Any Tried And Tested Solutions For Eczema Around The Eyes?

Any Tried And Tested Solutions For Eczema Around The Eyes?

I've had eczema all my life, mostly in my elbows and behind my knees. As a child it was hard trying not to itch and as I grew older it became easier to manage. In my late teens early 20s it got really bad around my eyes and mouth. I emigrated to Australia just over 10 years ago and within a year it all cleared up
In the past year it has flared up again and its really starting to affect my self esteem. The skin around my eyes is always red, I can't wear make-up and and eyes constantly stream
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A MyEczemaTeam Member

Triple Antibiotic Ointment from the 99 cents store