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Has Anyone Tried UVB Therapy For Their Child Or Themselves?

Has Anyone Tried UVB Therapy For Their Child Or Themselves?

A MyEczemaTeam Member said:

Used uv for about 4 months helped conrol the itchng Before you start ask about the after affects like the skin burning. I have what is controlled exzema over 80% of y body including my scalp and feet it seems like my hands are so bad that I have to home health aides in ordr to survive. My hands itchy all the, and scratching in my sleep I wake up with cuts on my hands. and bleeding. There fore cooking with sore hands impossible .My exema has also attacked my eye brows , my ears, oing back to UV Last hope

posted about 2 years ago
A MyEczemaTeam Member said:

My son went twice a week for 4 months. We were able to use a weaker steroid ointment whilst he had treatment, he still required creaming but the eczema was better and itch was reduced loads as well. Unfortunately skin flared up as soon as he stopped going.

posted about 1 year ago
A MyEczemaTeam Member said:

@A MyEczemaTeam Member That's exactly what my 7 yr old son's dermatologist recommended as well, 1-2 times a week.. Has it helped control the itch? Would you recommend?

posted over 2 years ago
A MyEczemaTeam Member said:

I think there might be something to it. I've noticed that by far more people on this site are from up north, Canada, UK etc.

posted about 2 years ago
A MyEczemaTeam Member said:

Used it a couple of years ago as recommended by my dermatologist. It worked miracles on the eczema on my face which cleared up within 3-4 weeks but made almost no difference to the eczema on my body at all. However, I do find my skin is better during summer when exposed to the sun, I wonder if the hospital UVB rays weren't strong enough

posted over 2 years ago
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