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31 Jan 2004

ECZEMA
What causes eczema dn how does one treat it and make sure it does not occur?
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CyberDoc
CyberDoc

01 Jan 0001

Itchy, eczema is the response the skin has to an irritant of some sorts. It is treated by avoiding the irritant (if we’re able to identify it) and cortisones of different sorts. There is also a new product called Elidel® that has shown a lot of promise. If you need more information on eczema, please e-mail me at CyberDoc@mweb.co.za and I’ll cut & paste you something as soon as my virus problem has been sorted out. Good luck.
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