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Quick Tip: Moisturize skin daily as an essential part of eczema treatment!

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The skin condition eczema presents with irritated and inflamed skin in addition to increased superficial water loss. While topical medications may be needed to treat eczema rash and symptoms, daily skin hydration and moisturization is an integral part of eczema management. It is best to use a good lipid-rich or oil-based moisturizer daily after showers to help repair the skin and prevent further water loss; therefore the creamier or greasier, the better!