The whole idea of suppressing skin diseases by external use of Cortisone is ridiculous

It makes the disease more difficult to treat

Skin Care Tips for Eczema Patients

As the ailment is chronic and of relapsing nature, persistence with proper skin care is a must. The patient and his care-takers should be educated about the disease triggers and measures to avoid them.

  • Bathe less frequently: Patient should opt to bathe just two or three times a week with lukewarm water (avoid hot water) maximum for 5-10 minutes.
  • Gently pat skin dry with a towel after bathing. Apply moisturizer immediately after bathing or swimming while the skin is still damp so as to seal in the moisture especially during winter.
  • Avoid using soap. Restrict the use of soap to genitals, axillae, hands, and feet.
  • Use of mild cleanser or moisturizing soap is recommended. Mild soaps clean without excessively removing natural oils.
  • To retain the moisture after application of moisturizer patient could cover the area with a wrap or if hands are involved he can use gloves. This is not advised when steroidal applications are used as it increases the potential for developing their side-effects.
  • Soaking the lesion in sodium bicarbonate or colloidal oatmeal to the bath helps in reduce itching.
  • By wearing gloves in the winter patient can prevent skin from being exposed to cold air with little humidity which can dry the skin.
  • Regularly clip nails to prevent abrasion of skin while scratching. This reduces the chances of developing a secondary infection.
  • Avoid contact with allergens or irritants to the skin e.g. wool, perfumes, detergents, etc.
  • Children should be encouraged to drink plenty of water. Fluids help add moisture to the skin.
  • Food substances that provoke allergies (allergens) should be avoided, e.g.: Tomatoes which can be acidic.
  • Tight-fitting, rough or scratchy clothing can irritate the skin. Wool and some synthetics are especially likely to irritate the skin. Wearing cotton and cotton blends are better choices.
  • Scratching the skin rash: Patients often find it difficult to control this urge hence they should cover the affected area with a dressing or wear gloves at night to reduce damage to the skin caused by scratching accidentally during sleep.
  • Avoid strenuous exercise during a flare-up as sweating can irritate the rash.
  • Try and reduce mental and physical stress. Stress can trigger flare-ups. Older children and adults can learn breathing techniques and meditation to reduce stress.

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