Education Resource Center: What Do People Use to Treat Their Eczema?
People try many things to relieve the itch of eczema. They use over-the-counter remedies they can get in a drugstore. They use prescription medications they get from their doctors. They even try other (alternative) treatments, such as herbs. Still, one study found that many people are not satisfied with the effectiveness of their medications. They often say their medications:
- Do not work
- Are messy to use
- Are too expensive
- Cause side effects