Hydromol Bath and Shower Emollient 500 ml, for the Management of Eczema, Dermatitis, Psoriasis and Other Dry Skin Conditions
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The active ingredients in this product are liquid paraffin (65% w/w) and acetylated wool alcohols (5% w/w). The product is available in a plastic bottle containing 500 ml. The cap is designed to hold 10 ml of product and can be used to help measure out the required quantity to add to the bath (see Section 3). Emollients help soften, moisturise and protect the skin. They play a central role in the treatment and management of dry skin conditions. For maximum effect, they should be applied regularly and as often as needed.
The active ingredients in this product are liquid paraffin and acetylated wool alcohols. These are known as emollients. When used as part of your bathing routine, the product helps to;Some dry skin conditions like eczema and dermatitis are itchy, and can be quite sore. Although scratching relieves the itching for a short while, it further damages the skin. Badly scratched skin easily gets infected. This makes it itchier and the urge to scratch becomes even greater. It is better if scratching can be avoided by reducing the itching. The regular use of emollients or moisturisers can help with this.
Hydromol Intensive is used to relieve the discomfort of clinically dry skin conditions. It contains a high concentration of urea, a component of the skin’s own Natural Moisturising Factor (NMF). It acts as a humectant to moisturise the skin from the inside. Bacteria (especially Staphylococcus aureus) are implicated in the pathogenesis of inflammatory dry skin conditions such as atopic eczema and dermatitis.To listen to or request a copy of this leaflet in Braille, large print or audio, please call free of charge: 0800 198 5000 (UK only). It is a highly occlusive 3-in-1 emollient that can be used as an all-purpose emollient, bath additive and as an alternative to soap. Recommendations for referral to secondary care, from the guidelines for management of atopic eczema from the Primary Care Dermatology Society and British Association of Dermatologists.