Managing eczema

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - In this week's Neighborhood Health Watch we try to give people who suffer from eczema some tips on finding relief for the itch.

In Henrico Dr. Edwin Robinson is helping patients.

Eczema is a general term for rash-like skin conditions. It usually starts in infancy and continues into childhood.

It cannot be cured, it can be managed. Avoidance of conditions, agents, chemicals that aggravate or flare-up the areas should be avoided.

Ointments and steroid creams can be used as well as antihistamines to stop the itching.

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