User Reviews for Elocon
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Reviews for Elocon to treat Eczema
Review by Caz Nic:
I have suffered from eczema on and off for many years, recently I had a massive reaction on my face which resulted in severe eczema all over my face and neck. I had very sore red patches and very red burning patches. I felt rock bottom and after seeing a dermatologist she gave me Elocon. She gave me confidence that in 4 days my eczema would be completely cleared. I put it on at night and it stung just a little for the first night, 3 days later it had all cleared and my skin super smooth. This is a fab ointment and would certainly give a 10 out of 10 review.
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April 2, 2015 1:05 AM
Review by LondonTrader (taken for less than 1 month):
I was getting angry itchy red patches on my cheeks that went scaly and looked awful. Mindful of the need to be very cautious with such a steroid medication on the face I used the thinnest tiniest amount just on the red areas. I applied it first late evening. When I got up in the morning I was astonished and delighted to see a 90% improvement, redness virtually gone and no itching. This stuff is potent and highly effective. 24 - 36 hours should be enough to completely solve my issue. Very happy.
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October 17, 2014 5:39 AM
Review by mstiff (taken for less than 1 month):
This cream is awesome, my daughters arms look beautiful. I used it twice a day for about 3 days and her arms cleared up.
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July 27, 2014 1:22 PM
Review by Rachel.guy:
I'm 21 and I have had eczema since I was a baby, however it has only been within the last three years that my skin has really suffered. I got very low after trying countless creams. I had light therapy which to me I found pointless as it only made me burn, which made me scratch more. I have eczema all over my body, literally everywhere so you can imagine, as fellow sufferers, how painful and uncomfortable this is. I started using Elocon a few days ago and I must say the improvement is phenomenal. I really would recommend this as my skin is almost clear! So pleased with the results so far!
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January 14, 2014 5:00 PM
Review by ClearSkinChoice:
This ointment is very effective. It has cleared up all of my breakouts from eczema. However, it concerns me that someone in an earlier post mentioned that they apply this medication to their face. Please DO NOT do this as Elocon is a steroid that can thin the skin. Its so strong, you only need to apply it to the affected area. Its not meant to be used like a face cream. The skin on your face is already so much thinner and more sensitive when than the skin on your arms and legs.
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November 12, 2013 8:42 PM
Review by Anonymous:
My daughter has eczema, when using Elocon she stops scratching instantly. LOVE IT. Also I use pure Vaseline, also she bathes with Dove unscented sensitive soap and she rarely breakouts. Try it.
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July 11, 2012 3:17 PM
Review by Anonymous:
Suffered all my life from eczema and Elocon is by far the most effective ointment I have used.
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February 24, 2012 7:08 PM
Review by Evibeth:
I love Elocon. I'm 28 years old and have been through tubes and tubes of cortisone creams, Benadryl ointments, oatmeal cures and the like. Elocon has been the only cream that works for my eczema. I get terrible rashes that flare up inside of my arms, legs, neck and belly. They come seasonally and when I'm most stressed. I use Elocon after I realize I'm scratching uncontrollably and within a couple of days, the scratching ends and the swelling subsides. My eczema flares and bleeds on the same day so when I apply Elocon for the first day it burns for a few seconds as I'm rubbing it into my wounds. The following day, my rashes have healed and never look as painful as the first day. *Only use 14 days on and 14 days off if you need it like I do!
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December 21, 2011 10:44 PM
Review by Anonymous:
Virtually instant relief from itching-lasts for up to six weeks.(small area about size of a match head) behind knee.
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November 22, 2011 2:41 PM
Review by Steve- OO:
I have used Elocon for over 20 years and have not seen any sign of side effects. In addition, I use a small amount around the eyes and have very little wrinkles to report. This stuff is amazing. Please note - there are warnings about using this product on your face. My face does not react to the cream and I only use it once a week.
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September 8, 2011 6:30 PM
Review by Desmond Ayim-Aboagye:
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January 23, 2011 2:31 PM
Review by Anonymous:
I have tried many treatments for my eczema and this, and its generic form, have been the best. I get dry skin, redness, and cracking between my fingers, at the wrist and sometimes on the lower arm. One treatment at night and by morning the redness is gone, irritation gone, and after the 2nd day of treatment, no signs or symptoms of the eczema.
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March 3, 2010 10:51 AM
Review by Jack-E24:
I used to have rashes that swelled and bled. In 5 minutes the irritation and swelling was gone.
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May 20, 2009 12:57 AM
Learn more about Eczema
Micromedex® Care Notes:
- Acute Rash
- Allergies, Ambulatory Care
- Contact Dermatitis
- Contact Dermatitis, Ambulatory Care
- Eczema In Children
- Eczema In Children, Ambulatory Care
- Eczema, Ambulatory Care
- Food Allergy
- Photosensitivity, Ambulatory Care
- Poison Ivy
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- Atopic dermatitis
- Bullous pemphigoid
- Chapped hands
- Contact dermatitis
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- Diaper rash
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- Dry skin
- Eosinophil count - absolute
- Epidermolysis bullosa
- Erythema multiforme
- Erythema nodosum
- Erythema toxicum
- Exfoliative dermatitis
- Granuloma annulare
- Lupus - resources
- Nikolsky sign
- Nummular eczema
- Perioral dermatitis
- Poison ivy - oak - sumac
- Poison ivy - oak - sumac rash
- Polymorphic light eruption
- Scalded skin syndrome
- Sebaceous adenoma
- Seborrheic dermatitis
- Skin characteristics in newborns
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