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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 6 months ago

Has anyone had to reschedule surgery due to an eczema outbreak?

Has anyone had to reschedule surgery due to an eczema outbreak?

I remember when I had knee surgery several years ago, I had to wash with a special soap and was cautioned about having surgery with a cut or infection. Since my other knee is squawking and will need replacing soon, I'm wondering if eczema would be an issue here.

A MyEczemaTeam Member said:

Yes, that is what I was wondering. It's an interesting dilemma and is potentially frustrating. It's not like we have complete control over eczema… read more

posted 3 months ago

Anyone out there with severe ezcema all yr round?

Anyone out there with severe ezcema all yr round?

so ive had eczema since birth,been through several dermatologists,but they've all been the same ol same ol,I've never been told what type of eczema I have,only prescribed steroid creams and told the same basoc"no perfumes, makeup,scented lotions,blah blah" which i follow strictly! I have it covering about 85% of my body yr round,though it's better in summer but it's still there.Its anything from scales to red hives,raw,blistering,crusty,seeping, bleeding and… read more

A MyEczemaTeam Member said:

I have literally been dealing with these same issues since birth

posted 6 months ago