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How does soap and moisturizer help treat eczema?

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Use a mild soap or soap substitute that won't dry your skin. You’ll also want a good moisturizer in cream, lotion, or ointment form. Smooth it on right after a shower or bath, as well as one other time each day.

If you have severe eczema, you may find that it helps to take baths with a small amount of bleach added to the water. That kills bacteria that live on the skin of people with eczema.

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American Academy of Dermatology.

FDA: “FDA approves new eczema drug .” Dupixent

 

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on June 21, 2019

SOURCE: 

American Academy of Dermatology.

FDA: “FDA approves new eczema drug .” Dupixent

 

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on June 21, 2019

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