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Medical Treatments for Eczema

Your can offer you prescription medications or recommend a combination of different medical and non-medical approaches to manage your .*

Remember to always speak with your healthcare provider about your treatment options.

Looking for a treatment option for moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis (eczema)?

Systemic (Nontopical) Eczema Treatments

may be triggered by an imbalance in your immune system that makes it work ”overtime” and too hard. The result is a break in the skin’s protective barrier, which causes itching and redness. A treatment may help control the immune response deep under your skin that triggers symptoms.

Topical (on the Skin) Eczema Treatments

Some of the signs and symptoms of (itching, rash, dry skin, and oozing/bleeding lesions) can be controlled by applying ointments and creams that are available at your local pharmacy. Remember to always discuss any treatment plan with your .

Other Options for Eczema Treatments

In addition to prescription and nonprescription treatments that work on the surface or below the surface, your may recommend other approaches that may be helpful—including , wet wraps, or bleach baths.
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