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Doctors don't know exactly what causes eczema, but it can be hereditary or caused by a combination of factors such as environment or allergic reactions.
The bad news is: there’s no cure for eczema.
The good news is: there are many treatments that can help manage symptoms.
Eczema Symptoms & Triggers
Do you have eczema?
What can trigger eczema?
Topical corticosteroids are medications that you apply directly on your skin to reduce redness, itchiness, and rash. While there are varying levels of topical corticosteroids, a low to medium potency corticosteroid can be used daily as a preventive treatment.
Corticosteroid - Medium to Low Potency
Betamethasone valerate 0.1%
In most cases, your eczema flares up and you need an acute treatment for immediate relief. It’s helpful to have these treatments on-hand. We offer several types of acute treatments for eczema - consult with your Alpha provider to determine the most effective treatment for you.
Corticosteroid - High and very high potency
A high to very high potency topical corticosteroid can be highly effective to reduce redness, itchiness, and rash.
Clobetasol Proprionate 0.05%
Betamethasone Diproprionate 0.05%
Mometasone Furoate 0.01%
Another type of medication that is often prescribed for eczema is a calcineurin inhibitor, which acts on the immune system to reduce skin inflammation.
Pimecrolimus 0.1% tube (generic Elidel)
Tacrolimus 0.1% tube
Occasionally, you might experience a skin infection and require antibiotics.
Home Relief Tips
How It Works
Answer some questions about your current symptoms & upload photos if needed
- all online.
A medical provider will review your responses and send a treatment plan within 24 hours
(8 hours for urgent care cases).
Any prescriptions will be shipped for free or sent to your nearest pharmacy for pick up. You’ll be charged a $10 medical visit fee.
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