Eczema Ointment

eczema ointment

What is Eczema?

Eczema is a disease characterized by thick, elevated, and scaly skin. Eczema is associated with several diseases and has many forms. Atopic eczema is the most common form of the disease. Eczema is non-contagious and cannot be transferred from one person to the other. However, if eczema is the result of scabies or fungi, it may be contagious. Eczema cannot be cured but there are several treatment methods used to alleviate symptoms and associated pain. Eczema ointment can be used to lock-in moisture content and provide temporary relief to the skin.

Eczema Ointment

There are several kinds of eczema ointment available on the market. They are greasy, semi-solid compounds that aid in moisture retention and prevent water from escaping from the skin. People with oily skin generally do not use ointments because of its greasy nature. Best results are obtained when an ointment is applied straight after taking a bath. This locks-in the moisture content of the ointment into the skin.

Neosporin Eczema Essentials Daily Moisturizing Cream

This eczema ointment is as effective as an emulsifier and is used to treat patients with mild or moderate eczema. It must be thoroughly applied on affected areas at least twice a day. Its unique RELIPID formula consists of a blend of lipids, emollients, and humectants. It is organic and consists of no antibiotics or steroids. Use daily for visible results within 3 days. It is clinically tried, tested, and proven to relieve the itch associated with eczema.

Corticosteroid Ointments

Corticosteroid ointments make use of hydrocortisone steroids to relieve the itchy sensation of the skin and reduce inflammation. Always consult a doctor before taking this medication. Different doses are prescribed based on the type of eczema one is suffering from. OTC hydrocortisone is highly recommended to treat moderate to mild eczema.


Absorbase is another popular eczema ointment. Absorbase makes use of compounds like zinc oxide and white petrolatum to reduce the itchy sensation of the skin.  Additionally, it brings the skin back to its normal appearance, relieves pain, and reduces inflammation.

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Posted on May 5, 2023