Eczema is a skin condition that leads to red, flaky and dry skin. We look at what treatment can help you manage your eczema.
It is a long lasting disease that can occur at any age but is commonly found in young children.
- Topical emollients (moisturisers) to keep the skin moist and acting as an effective barrier;
- Topical steroid creams to treat itching, redness, soreness and weeping;
- Topical calcineurin inhibitors (an alternative to steroid creams);
- Antiseptic preparations to reduce bacteria on the skin;
- Bandages or dressing to help the creams to penetrate and to protect the skin;
- Antibiotic creams if the skin is infected;
- Treatment with ultraviolet light, either UVA or UVB to reduce itching and improve the eczema;
- Systemic medications and
- Antibiotic creams or tablets, if the skin is infected.
There are a number of immunosuppressive medications for patients with severe eczema, which are prescribed by consultant dermatologists with close supervision and monitoring
Specialists Offering Eczema Treatment
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