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Eczema causes skin to become dry, red, itchy, or sore. In severe cases the skin may thicken, ooze, or bleed. Eczema can’t be cured but it can be treated to relieve symptoms and keep it at bay. Treatments include emollients, topical corticosteroids, oral corticosteroids; antibiotics, and antihistamines. Other treatments include phototherapy, bandaging, and immunosuppressant medication. Avoiding soaps and detergents, taking lukewarm baths and showers, and keeping fingernails short to prevent scratching your skin, may also help. Follow the links below to find BootsWebMD's comprehensive coverage about eczema treatments and much more.

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If you have eczema you know how irritating and painful it can be. Here are 10 tips to keep on top on your eczema.

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