What is the role of aggressive hydration in the treatment of nummular dermatitis?

Updated: Nov 21, 2019
  • Author: Jami L Miller, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Once the eruption has resolved, ongoing aggressive hydration may decrease the frequency between flares, particularly in dry climates. Heavy moisturizers (preferably a sensitive-skin formulation) or petroleum jelly applied to damp skin after showering may be helpful.

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