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Burning itch

Burning itch

What can I do for this burning itch I experience. I'm miserable

A MyEczemaTeam Member said:

Does steroid shots help eczema

posted about 1 month ago

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.

A MyEczemaTeam Member said:

Do any injections from medical drugs. Help monthly

posted about 1 month ago

To get a tattoo or not if you have eczema?

To get a tattoo or not if you have eczema?

Hello All,

I have really wanted a tattoo for a LONG time. I have researched getting one an talked to my dermatologist about getting one. She basically told me to stay away from red ink 100% and that she haven’t seen a lot of patients in regards to grey or black ink tattoos. She said that everyone reacts differently, so she couldn’t confirm if I was going to react or not and that the choice to get one was up to me.

Through everything I have rea online and have talked to… read more

A MyEczemaTeam Member said:

I have two small tattoos, a medium sized one, and a huge one. All have colors. Two of them are near my eczema on my arms (wrists and inner elbows) but… read more

posted 3 months ago

Does anyone else only get breakouts in the same spot?For me it’s only my Lt thumb

Does anyone else only get breakouts in the same spot?For me it’s only my Lt thumb

I only get breakouts on my left them all over it and sometimes on the back of my hands or my knuckles are does anybody else only get breakouts on the same body part or one side

A MyEczemaTeam Member said:

I have it on both hands my left one is the worst it hurts to bend my fingers or do anything

posted about 2 months ago

How do I soothe a dry, sensitive, red face?

How do I soothe a dry, sensitive, red face?

Every 6-8 months, my face seems to dry out and gets horrible red patches. I wonder if my skin is getting used to the moisturiser I use and then suddenly reacting against it?
I discovered Clinique Moisture Surge Intense ansmd it worked miracles but now makes it red and itchy!!!!
Has anyone else experienced this? I absoloutly wont use steriods on my face - jyst want a nice creamy moisturiser that is fragrance free and kind.

A MyEczemaTeam Member said:

My doctor has suggested Epaderm as a moisturiser, very quick results although it takes a good half hour to soak in. Great for overnight. I find Clinique… read more

posted 7 months ago

Does anyone have a water filter on their shower.?

Does anyone have a water filter on their shower.?

Hi I live in a hard water area in the uk and have recently read that this may be contributing to my dry and itchy skin.....wondered if anyone has experience of these filters and whether they have any benefits!

A MyEczemaTeam Member said:

yes, it has helped a great deal. As a matter of fact, I can tell when the filter needs to be changed because I start getting itchy immediately out of… read more

posted 8 months ago

My 1 year old grandson has an issue with his fingernails coming off. Can anyone relate?

My 1 year old grandson has an issue with his fingernails coming off. Can anyone relate?

A MyEczemaTeam Member said:

My dermatologist told me that if you have eczema on your fingers, around where your nails are, it can affect the nails growing inside. I used to get… read more

posted 9 months ago

Has anyone tried immunosuppressive drugs?

Has anyone tried immunosuppressive drugs?

I would love to hear your experiences, good or bad. I know they can have some serious side effects, but am not currently able to live a normal life and nothing else seems to help.

A MyEczemaTeam Member said:

I was on cyclosporine for 9 months over 3 yrs ago, I was lucky I had no side effects and it cleared my eczema up for 3 years, I am currently having a… read more

posted 7 months ago

What make-up foundation works best for your face?

What make-up foundation works best for your face?

What make-up brand works best for eczema on your face.

A MyEczemaTeam Member said:

I use the expensive brands. Not the cheap brands at Walmart. My favourite ones are urban decay and benefit. I get eczema around my eyes and mouth. I don… read more

posted 9 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:

After trying many different things, I finally think I found one. I am applying vanicream, acid mantle from Bayer (which restores the skins PH you can… read more

posted about 1 month ago
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