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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

A MyEczemaTeam Member said:

My daughter had the needle testing done at age 6 (19 different pokes in her back, not pleasant)... not allergic to any of them. She is now 11, going to… read more

edited, originally posted about 2 months ago

Avoiding triggers

Avoiding triggers

I’ve had eczema my whole life going from doctors to dermatology to hospital. The past couple months it has been Very bad and now I seem to find being around my dog (which ain’t hairy) is maybe making it worse? I’ve had my dog for 5 years and My skin has not flared from this but as I said the past couple months I feel like I’ve just became allergic or something. Could this be possible?

A MyEczemaTeam Member said:

After a lot of suffering I got skin tested and found out I am allergic to 27 environmental and animal and all moderately not severely. However I get… read more

posted about 2 months ago

Does anyone else have eczema on their feet? Only thing that’s helped is a cortisone shot but looking for other solutions.

Does anyone else have eczema on their feet? Only thing that’s helped is a cortisone shot but looking for other solutions.

Sweat is a trigger but what can I do? I have to work and am on my feet all day. So tired of incredibly itchy, dry, scaly, leathery peeling patches of skin. If I use powder to stop sweating dries it out even worse. Help!

A MyEczemaTeam Member said:

Thank you thanks my next thing aveno

posted 7 months ago
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