Top Five Eczema Creams

Eczema is a chronic problem for many people. It is most common in infants, many of whom outgrow it before adulthood. People with eczema have a higher risk of developing allergic conditions like asthma or hay fever. Atopic dermatitis is the most common of the many types of eczema.

Treating eczema is fairly simple. Your doctor may suggest you trying a mild soap or moisturizer. People with eczema should avoid taking very hot or very long showers or baths, which can dry out your skin. Also, take steps to reduce stress. Get regular exercise and set aside time to relax.

For when lifestyle changes don't do the trick, you turn to creams and medication:

  1. Seraj can be used for people of all ages, and in fact is known to be safe for babies with eczema.
  2. Aveeno is a well known name in specialty skin creams, this version being made especially for eczema. It is free of added fragrances and is known to be mild and soothing for eczema conditions. This is one of the most popular eczema creams on the market today and has a retail cost of around $10 for a 7 ounce size.
  3. Dermarest Eczema Medicated Lotion is used for temporary relief of itching associated with minor skin irritations, inflammation or rashes due to eczema.
  4. TriDerma MD Eczema Cream utilizes natural ingredients such as aloe and other healthy elements that are known to soothe the symptoms of eczema and is available at retail price for about $16 for a 2 ounce size.
  5. Cortizone-10 is used for that intense itch and irritation of eczema that affects the appearance of your skin. It's hypoallergenic and ingredients include the maximum strength of 1% hydrocortisone for itch relief, plus aloe vera leaf juice, oat kernel extract and shea butter.

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