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Wondering What Shampoo People Use To Control The Itch? I Only Have Problems With My Scalp.

Wondering What Shampoo People Use To Control The Itch? I Only Have Problems With My Scalp.

A MyEczemaTeam Member said:

Yes, you most certainly can use the Neutrogena daily but, for me personally, it dries out my hair too much. You could try it. Keronique also makes an… read more

edited, originally posted 9 days ago

Menopause Related Eczema Outbreak

Menopause Related Eczema Outbreak

Id like to know if anyone else has suffered from a severe flare-up of eczema, once experiencing menopause and whether anyone has found anything to deal with it.
I am currently bathing twice daily, once with magnesium sulphate with sodium bicarbonate and the second bath is with oatmeal. Apart from that,Im using tons of cetamocrogol cream and zinc with icthammol ointment. Vitamin D seemed to improve it for about a week but now its getting worse again.Im taking collagen powder… read more

What Helps With Eczema In Genital Area?

What Helps With Eczema In Genital Area?

Hi im having a problem with a mild flare up in my private area, no rash just a mild itch. Can anyone suggest anything please

A MyEczemaTeam Member said:

I had a similar incident several years ago. The Doctor proscribe a powder. I'm not sure of the correct spelling. I believe its called Nystarine or… read more

posted 22 days ago

Pedicures

Pedicures

Is it ok to get pedicures with eczema on feet?

A MyEczemaTeam Member said:

Make sure the salon does not use too hot water to soak your feet! Lukewarm is best.

posted 23 days ago

What Do You Do About The Chronic Pain Of Eczema? For Me, Ibuprofen Only Goes So Far.

What Do You Do About The Chronic Pain Of Eczema? For Me, Ibuprofen Only Goes So Far.

A MyEczemaTeam Member said:

I have a cream that the doctor prescribed me that take away the burning and itching. It has helped but some times the outbreaks are worse and so bad the… read more

posted about 1 month ago

Has Anyone Tried Valacyclovir Or Acyclovir For Eczema, And Does It Work? Thanks

Has Anyone Tried Valacyclovir Or Acyclovir For Eczema, And Does It Work? Thanks

Is acyclovir or valacyclovir used in the treatment of eczema?

A MyEczemaTeam Member said:

Hi Kai, do your kids have any food allergies/sensitivities? Try to find out what triggers the eczema. Certain foods, seasonal allergies, scented soaps,… read more

posted about 1 month ago

Does Anyone Know What Kinda Creams Or Pills I Can Use Or Take For My Eczema

Does Anyone Know What Kinda Creams Or Pills I Can Use Or Take For My Eczema

A MyEczemaTeam Member said:

Thanks- I might try drinking more almond milk and reduce dairy a little. I like bread but more rice might be better.

posted 12 days ago

Aclovate

Aclovate

What Does this do does it help get rid of Eczema

Any Good Recommendations For Creams Etc On Severe Eczema?

Any Good Recommendations For Creams Etc On Severe Eczema?

I have severe eczema I have had it since 2 years old and I am now 30. Its really been getting me down lately I'm constantly dry,very itchy and scaly. Is there anything anyone would reccomend? I use emolysifing ointment and steroid creams. I really dont know what to do anymore.

A MyEczemaTeam Member said:

A doctor had told me to keep my hands away from water/moisture. I've also taken my daughters antibiotics and they seemed to help a lot. If it gets dry… read more

posted about 2 months ago
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