Sedating antihistamine eczema
Topical corticosteroids may cause a mild stinging sensation for less than a minute as you apply them.In rare cases, they may also cause: You should be prescribed the weakest effective treatment to control your symptoms.If this is the case, your GP will be able to prescribe another product that suits you better.The best emollient is the one you feel happy using every day.Emollients are moisturising treatments applied directly to the skin to reduce water loss and cover it with a protective film.They're often used to help manage dry or scaly skin conditions such as atopic eczema.The various treatments for atopic eczema are outlined on this page.
Deep scratching also causes bleeding and increases the risk of your skin becoming infected or scarred. You could try gently rubbing your skin with your fingers instead.
Antihistamines are a type of medicine that block the effects of a substance in the blood called histamine.
They can help relieve the itching associated with atopic eczema.
Once you know your triggers, you can try to avoid them.
For example: Although some people with eczema are allergic to house dust mites, trying to rid your home of them isn't recommended as it can be difficult and there's no clear evidence that it helps. Some foods, such as eggs and cows' milk, can trigger eczema symptoms.