How should I moisturize my skin if I have discoid eczema?

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Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Talk to your doctor about how best to moisturize your skin if you have discoid eczema. Moisturizer helps your skin retain water, which can help relieve common symptoms of discoid eczema, including itching and scaliness. To get the most out of your moisturizer, your doctor or dermatologist may suggest that you apply it immediately after taking a long, lukewarm bath or shower, while your skin is still damp. This strategy can help your skin to hold more moisture. Talk to your dermatologist about the best moisturizers for discoid eczema.

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