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What can I use for my 2 year olds eczema on his chin?

What can I use for my 2 year olds eczema on his chin?

We use aquaphor multiple times a day, we use soap that is not scented, and hydrocortisone cream twice a day for two weeks at a time.

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Has anyone ever been to a Allergy and Lung specialist for allergy tests to determine if allergies are the triggers to your Eczema?

Has anyone ever been to a Allergy and Lung specialist for allergy tests to determine if allergies are the triggers to your Eczema?

I've been told that triggers can be a result of allergies and that proper diagnosis is key to helping to control flare-ups.
What I've found out is that these tests are done in a series of racks ( rows of samples, downside your back ). Sets of samples done per sessions, this seems to be very painful. I'm NOT a fan of needles, is there another way to determine what things your allergic… read more

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A MyEczemaTeam Member said:

It is wonderful to be able to feel good and it is even better to be able to leave the prescribed medicines.In my case, after 29 years with atopic… read more

posted 12 days ago
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How do I help a 4 month old with flair ups and the itching?

How do I help a 4 month old with flair ups and the itching?

Hi, I’m new to the eczema as it is my 4 month old grand baby that has been diagnosed with it. He is so little and I wanted to ask what helps with the inflammation and the itchy. I am keeping him cool, skin moisturized but he is having more bad days then good. The doctor gave a cream that he was only allowed to use for 5 days.
Help this grandma out. He is currently with me temporarily as his parents are in the armed forces and are training at the moment.… read more

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A MyEczemaTeam Member said:

Thank you for the advice. I will try this.

posted 11 days ago
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Can I reverse thickened skin and scarring from eczema?

Can I reverse thickened skin and scarring from eczema?

Hello, I'm a long time eczema sufferer and am getting it in check for the first time in many years, I'm 23 now. I learned way to late about a lot of the ways I could help it and from periods where I had a hard time not scratching I now have a lot of areas on my body where the lines in my skin are unnaturally noticeable and exaggerated. Many of these areas seem to already be healed but this problem has persisted and it's caused me a lot of psychological strife… read more

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A MyEczemaTeam Member said:

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posted 11 days ago
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Bathing

Bathing

What to use? I'm confused.

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A MyEczemaTeam Member said:

My son has eczema and we use Baby Dove or Dove: Sensitive. It has never caused a flare up for him. I’ve alao seen Shea Moisture has a bar or soap that… read more

posted 19 days ago
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Mycophenolate mofetil

Mycophenolate mofetil

Im interested in hearing experiences from those who have taken mycophenolate. Did it work, any side effects? I have been taking this for 8 months. i Still have ezcema it is better but skin not clear and my hair is falling out, not sure whether it is worth continuing the meds. What other options can i try?

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A MyEczemaTeam Member said:

Eucrisa didn’t work for me. But it’s worth a shot. I’m waiting to hear back from y insurance to go on dupixent.. been on steroids eczema clears up but… read more

posted about 1 month ago
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What can i use for a 10 month baby ? With sensitive skin

What can i use for a 10 month baby ? With sensitive skin

My son is 10 months old . He has eczema on his back, sides of the belly, neck area, behind his elbows and time to time behind his ears. The worst ones are on the sides of belly they scab up and the ones on his neck they turn red. Dont know what to do. I get his who body moist as much as i can through out the day and it seems to come back. I watch what he eats

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A MyEczemaTeam Member said:

Make sure not to use lotion or body waah with scents in them because they can cause flare ups. I was so sad because i had to give away about 15 bottles… read more

posted 19 days ago
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Has anyone used a product called Eczema Honey? What are are your experiences with this product?

Has anyone used a product called Eczema Honey? What are are your experiences with this product?

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A MyEczemaTeam Member said:

It was ineffective on my son. The smell isn’t exactly charming but it’s all natural so I can overlook that a bit. The texture is very hard to get off… read more

posted 12 days ago
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Any suggested laundry soaps?

Any suggested laundry soaps?

I cannot find a laundry soap that does not break my skin out into hives any recommendations would be appreciated!!

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A MyEczemaTeam Member said:

I use arm N hammer sensitive skin. They have two options with & without a fragrance that is safe for sensitive skin. I started the one with the… read more

posted about 1 month ago
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