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You can buy some topical corticosteroids "over-the-counter" without a prescription. For example, for dermatitis, you can buy the steroid cream called hydrocortisone 1% from your pharmacy. Do not apply this to your face unless your doctor has told you to do so. This is because it may trigger a skin condition affecting the face ( acne or rosacea. ) Long-term use may also damage the skin. On your face this would be more noticeable than the rest of your body. So usually only weak steroids are used on the face. Those which are suitable are prescription-only.
3. Other treatments that are worth noting
– Wet wrap (I use just one layer, which is known as dry wrap)
– Clean the skin with chlorhexidine gluconate (diluted) before applying steroid cream
More on the above two:
Staph bacteria colonizes eczema skin and increasing research link staph to promoting skin inflammation, which in a way is sabotaging the treatment efforts or effect of any prescription if the bacteria is not first reduced