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How to Treat Atopic Eczema?


Medical Treatment:
Atopic eczema treatments are:
  • Emollients (moisturisers): used every day to stop the skin becoming dry
  • Topical corticosteroids: creams and ointments used to reduce swelling and redness during flare-ups
Other treatments are include:
  • Topical pimecrolimus or tacrolimus for eczema in sensitive sites not responding to simpler treatment
  • Antihistamines for severe itching
  • Bandages or special body suits to allow the body to heal underneath
  • More powerful treatments offered by a dermatologist (skin specialist)

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