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If I have eczema, when should I moisturize?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

Don't wait too long after you step out of the shower to moisturize your skin; you need to slather it on within three minutes after bathing. Gently blot your skin with a towel; damp skin will soak up the ointment or cream better.

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