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there is not one best medication for eczema.
for some patients, a steroid cream is needed to help calm down inflammation of the skin.
there are mild steroid creams over the counter like 1% hydrocortisone which can be safely used for 1-2 weeks
there are also stronger steroid creams your doctors can prescribe you as well.
cetaphil is a regular moisturizer without steroid in the cream.
have you tried any steroid creams for eczema yet?
have you seen a doctor about your eczema?