Is it OK to use moisturizer if you have eczema?
When you have eczema or atopic dermatitis, it's key to use a moisturizer. Dry skin can often make eczema worse. Look for moisturizers marked "fragrance free." Check the label if you know you’re allergic to a certain ingredient. Dab a pea-sized bit of any new product onto the crook of your elbow or the inside of your wrist. Wait 24 to 48 hours to see if it causes a rash, redness, or itching before you use it on your entire body.
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