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Does anyone have any solutions for eczema ( temporary or permanent)?

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Liveyourlifeval

Asked by Liveyourlifeval at 10:39 AM on Jan. 30, 2011 in Health

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  • my kids get it ad it only comes at times then goes away they dont have it bad but anyway the doc told me to put auqaphor on it a couple times a day
    britme1027

    Answer by britme1027 at 10:41 AM on Jan. 30, 2011

  • Thank you!
    Liveyourlifeval

    Comment by Liveyourlifeval (original poster) at 10:42 AM on Jan. 30, 2011

  • Desitin.......... I know that sounds ridiculous, but my daughter gets it so bad she can barely walk in the summer (on the backs of her knees) we have had her to doctor after doctor, prescription after prescription...I have found that Desitin and even Balmex works, as long as it is made for babies and has zinc oxide in it.
    kitchenwitch78

    Answer by kitchenwitch78 at 10:44 AM on Jan. 30, 2011

  • Thanks!
    Liveyourlifeval

    Comment by Liveyourlifeval (original poster) at 10:44 AM on Jan. 30, 2011

  • My Son and I both get it..Eucerin Intensive Repair cream and Aveeno help a lot for relieving the dry, itching feeling, but We also had to get a prescription from Our doc - that stuff works miracles.
    -AJ

    Answer by -AJ at 10:54 AM on Jan. 30, 2011

  • Thanks!
    Liveyourlifeval

    Comment by Liveyourlifeval (original poster) at 10:56 AM on Jan. 30, 2011

  • No dairy
    Keep baths/ showers short, cool and infrequent
    Put coconut oil on the afflicted areas.
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 12:31 PM on Jan. 30, 2011

  • Avoid dairy.
    Up your immune system; take probiotics.
    Take evening primrose oil (also works topically).
    Take coconut oil (also works topically).
    Stay away from soaps, shampoos, etc. that contain petrochemicals, parabens, SLS, etc. Use only the most natural products you can find.
    Stay away from OTC creams, even those made for eczema as they often contain ingredients that exacerbate the condition.
    Stay away from Rx creams like Elidel (prescribed for eczema) as they have been known to cause cancer.
    Short, cool baths and showers.
    Stay away from synthetic materials; stick with clothes made of cotton.
    FootballMom85

    Answer by FootballMom85 at 1:21 PM on Jan. 30, 2011

  • my son has it and his doc said to stop bathing him everyday and it helps some
    Megalicious79

    Answer by Megalicious79 at 6:13 PM on Jan. 30, 2011

  • The only thing that works for me is doing some cardio workout to get my blood flowen and my hormones in check.

    LadyQuin

    Answer by LadyQuin at 7:35 PM on Jan. 30, 2011

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