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Comment from: carol, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: April 26

I am 59 and have suffered with eczema my entire life. I have tried everything to get rid of it. I too have gotten completely cleared by cortisone shots, with the rash coming back worse afterwards. I only use skin cleanser, not soap, special laundry detergent, only wear cotton, can't take ace inhibitors or calcium channel blockers because it breaks me out (painfully). I take allergy shots but just read here it won't help eczema (bummer) I am going to investigate the PUVA light. I have been having a little luck with spreading melted soy candle wax on the itchy areas. I wish someone could help!

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