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    11 Total User Reviews

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    1-4 of 4
    Condition: Atopic Dermatitis
    1/16/2011 2:33:36 PM

    Reviewer: myfootalmostkilledme, 35-44 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    This cream changed my life, I had a really bad case of what was misdaignosed as vesicular athletes foot, there were huge blisters, cracking and raw skin that grew to cover almost a third of my foot, I was at my wits end, I finally saw a derm specialist and it was correctly diagnosed as dyshidrotic eczem, after about 6 months of agaony and repeated infection becuase of the raw open skin, this Lidex ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Atopic Dermatitis
    12/23/2010 12:38:46 AM

    Reviewer: mommmeo@aol.com, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Back in the early 70s I went to a dermatologist's door in tears, after work. My hands were a mess. He prescribed Lidex (I prefer the ointment)(hate the gel, dislike the cream)and I have used it sparingly ever since, when itchy skin mostly on hands flares up. It is a godsend.

    Condition: Atopic Dermatitis
    2/2/2010 4:18:09 PM

    Reviewer: steffiscowboy, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    After trying several other medications, this one started working right away. The rash, dry skin, and itching went away in just a few days.

    Condition: Atopic Dermatitis
    1/13/2008 9:06:27 PM

    Reviewer: candy, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I have been using for a year now, and it only helps a little. It has not yet gotten rid of all the symptons. I am in pain and agony daily even with using the cream.

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