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Bathing

Bathing

What kind of soap should I be bathing with?

A MyEczemaTeam Member said:

I use kirks castle soap made with coconut oil.

posted over 1 year ago

I Have Never Had An An Issue With My Skin Until Now, At The Age Of 67.

I Have Never Had An An Issue With My Skin Until Now, At The Age Of 67.

It started with a few red, raised, itchy spots on my lower legs and within 2 months it was widespread - both legs, thighs, arms, chest, back. No sleep due to the severe itching at night. After several visits to my dermatologist and allergist/immunologist, lots of blood tests and allergy testing, I have been diagnosed with atopic dermatitis or eczema. No allergies, no new products. I am baffled as to the cause of this. Has anyone else experienced such a sudden onset like this?

A MyEczemaTeam Member said:

I was 65 when I had my first flare-ups. I noticed more itching when I ate oreo cookies which I love. When I stopped eating the cookies, the itching calmed down. I suspect that GMO ingredients and… read more

posted 2 months ago

What’s The Biggest Life Hack That Has Helped You Manage Your Condition?

What’s The Biggest Life Hack That Has Helped You Manage Your Condition?

A MyEczemaTeam Member said:

I do the same thing with Vaseline it seems to help a lot but you can only do it for so long then you skin get used to it and then it doesn't help as much.

posted 27 days ago

Menopause & Eczema

Menopause & Eczema

Are there any women on here who have severe eczema and are going through either peri-menopause or menopause. The skin on the face and body are dry and hot but using a moisturizer only helps a bit? I'm seeing my doctor tomorrow to discuss further treatments because I have people who constantly ask what happened to my face and I'm starting to feel embarrassed about going out in public. I just need to know if others who have gone through this have had the eczema clear up after menopause was over… read more

A MyEczemaTeam Member said:

Be very careful using prednisone. I fractured my ankle February 2021. Because of swelling I was put on 2 courses of prednisone. When I went for an eye doctor appt in December I found out it had… read more

posted 3 months ago

What's The Best Product To Use On A 3 Year Old For Eczema?

What's The Best Product To Use On A 3 Year Old For Eczema?

I have tried everything the doctor has giving. I have tried home remedies, over the counter, etc. Nothing is seeming to help him. HELP! Majority of the things I've used he screams and hollers saying it burns and I have to fight with him to let me put it on him again.

A MyEczemaTeam Member said:

SEBAMED
FACE & BODY WASH from Germany
This is medical grade wash with vitamins & amino acids and other healthy ingredients developed by a German Dermatologist Dr Moyer, 65 years ogo gets the skin… read more

posted about 2 years ago

Does Anyone Know Which Soap Is Best For Eczema Skin And Know Any Unscented Soap?

Does Anyone Know Which Soap Is Best For Eczema Skin And Know Any Unscented Soap?

Anytime I use scented soap I get real flair up and I’ve use dove sensitive soap bar but I need a none scented soap with great moisturizer.

A MyEczemaTeam Member said:

I use Beekman 1802 products for bathing and facial wash it has goat milk in it. I use there facial moisturizer too. I have terrible dry skin on top of my eczema which is on my face. I also use there… read more

posted about 1 month ago

What Body Soaps Can I Use For My Eczema And What Can I Use To Stop The Hives, Itching And Bumps?

What Body Soaps Can I Use For My Eczema And What Can I Use To Stop The Hives, Itching And Bumps?

I literally deal with this from morning to night, I just want something to work on my skin. I’m ready to feel myself again😫

A MyEczemaTeam Member said:

Dove indented and chlorine

posted about 2 months ago
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