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What can be used to treat eczema?

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Treatments include antihistamines to lessen severe itching, tar treatments (chemicals designed to reduce itching), phototherapy (therapy using ultraviolet light applied to the skin), over-the-counter products, and the drug cyclosporine for people whose condition doesn't respond to other treatments.

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American Academy of Dermatology: "What is Eczema?"

Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario on June 11, 2020

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American Academy of Dermatology: "What is Eczema?"

Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario on June 11, 2020

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