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Are there any alternative treatments for discoid eczema?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Many alternative treatments have been recommended for discoid eczema, also called nummular dermatitis. These treatments include hypnosis and Chinese herbs. In general, alternative treatments for discoid eczema have not been well studied. If you have discoid eczema, see a dermatologist. He or she can recommend effective, proven treatments to help relieve this skin problem.

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