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Doctors' Answers to "Frequently Asked Questions" - Eczema
Answer: The 1% hydrocortisone will usually work, apply it twice/three times a day especially after your bath/shower.
Answer: There can be systemic absorption and suppression of the adrenal glands. But, this would take a lot of medication over a lot of skin for a long time. Effectively , there are few risks. Topical caladryl lotion may be effective, but generally steroids are the only effective answer.
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