Child Eczema Remedies

Although there is no cure for your child’s Eczema, there are certain remedies that are recommended to soothe their symptoms during severe outbreaks.

Use a humidifier in your home. This will help to balance the humidity in the air, especially during the winter if you have an electrical heating system

Take a lukewarm bath (with oatmeal if Eczema is present on large area(s) of the body)

  • Avoid antiperspirants
  • Apply topical cortisone creams to relieve the itch
  • Wear loose, cotton garments
  • Apply a cool compress to the rash
  • Apply calamine lotion to relieve the itch
  • Use white toilet paper ONLY – dyes will only aggravate an existing irritation
  • Avoid baby lotions with lanolin and mineral oil