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i'm pretty sure the rash on my inner theighs is eczema. are there any good over-the-counter meds or any good home remedies you could suggest?

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Asked by Anonymous at 2:43 PM on Sep. 10, 2009 in Health

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  • aquahphor lotion or eucerin make sure to keep it dry and if it gets bad seek light therapy treatment

    Answer by Lovebeingmomto1 at 2:47 PM on Sep. 10, 2009

  • i have aquaphor in the house! I'll try that. thank you!

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:48 PM on Sep. 10, 2009

  • no dairy
    keep baths/showers short, infrequent and tepid
    drink lots of water
    keep the affected areas well moisturized; coconut oil is great!

    Answer by rkoloms at 3:09 PM on Sep. 10, 2009

  • avenno bythe way you cant cure eczema just make it better.

    Answer by piwife at 3:13 PM on Sep. 10, 2009

  • yes i'm just lookin to make it better lol thanks everyone for your suggestions so far! I also read that oatmeal baths are good for it. I give my son oatmeal baths when he has diaper rash and it shows amazing results overnight. I would imagine it'll help me out as well.

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:18 PM on Sep. 10, 2009

  • Avenno Baby Cream, and on top of that I also use Pure Lanolin-the kind they give you at the hospital for breast feeding. Keeps my DS hydrated. Otherwise when I put on the prescription ointment it itches more.

    Answer by jenree33 at 3:48 PM on Sep. 10, 2009

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