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Face Makeup

valflack
  • By valflack · New reply 5:52 pm
  • Discussion in Living with eczema · 5 replies
  • Hey All- I'd love to know what you women out there use for face makeup (if you use?) I've been using Bare Minerals for years now... and its OK but it doesnt do anything to help moisturize. I use just ...

Hey Im new here, looking for support as its getting me down now

Sarah-J
  • By Sarah-J · New reply 3:16 pm
  • Discussion in Living with eczema · 2 replies
  • Hey everyone, my name is Sarah, Im 23 and have had eczema since I was born. It's apparently atopic and I also suffer with alot of allergies. Recently my eczema is really getting me down. Ive had skin ...

Helping my child with severe eczema - support groups?

TeriJT
  • By TeriJT · New reply 10:26 am
  • Discussion in Living with eczema · 8 replies
  • Hi all, My 9 year old daughter has been living with eczema since birth.....and until recently we relied on our pediatric dermatologist for steroid creams, etc and tried to decrease chance of flare ups ...

Food Allergies and Atopic Dermatitis

NEAstaff
  • By NEAstaff · New reply April 22, 2014
  • Discussion in Living with eczema · 15 replies
  • Expert Contributor Post from Lawrence F. Eichenfield, MD, National Eczema Association Scientific Advisory Committee member: It has been well-shown that food allergies are more common in children with ...

Barriers to Skin Care

NEAstaff
  • By NEAstaff · Posted April 22, 2014
  • Discussion in Living with eczema · 0 replies
  • Expert Post from Megha Tollefson, MD: Taking care of eczema skin requires a lot of work, and patients are often given pages of instructions to help keep their skin under control. Most doctors realize ...

The (horrible) skin i'm in

valflack
  • By valflack · New reply April 22, 2014
  • Discussion in Living with eczema · 9 replies
  • I'm 27 and have had eczema my entire life as long as I can remember. The severity and locations have changed over the years. I've recently been researching red skin syndrome, I believe I have been going ...

High IgE Program in Charleston, SC

tigalillie
  • By tigalillie · New reply April 22, 2014
  • Discussion in Eczema community news · 1 reply
  • If you would like to come to Charleston, SC and take part in a plasma program, we are currently recruiting adults with very high IgE. We are a local company that works with the diagnostic industry in ...

ACV vs. Phototherapy vs. Methotrexate?

Jill7140
  • By Jill7140 · New reply April 22, 2014
  • Discussion in Treatment options · 8 replies
  • Hello group. I am so excited to have found this online community. My question is this. I have had eczema for about 15 years (diagnosed age 20 and now 35). Usually I would get two or three spots a year ...

eczema

cwatson
  • By cwatson · New reply April 21, 2014
  • Discussion in Treatment options · 2 replies
  • Just wanted to know if anyone has heard of EczeMate. My friend said that she used it on her son with miraculous results. It is suppose to be all natural. I am interested to have more input. My friend's ...

I almost cry whenever I see my grandson's body

MsBatiste
  • By MsBatiste · New reply April 19, 2014
  • Journal · 11 replies
  • My 8 year old grandson scratches himself horribly. We have concluded that it's not because he's itching, he does it whenever he gets nervous or agitated. For example if he's made to sit still for too ...

Topical Steroid Safety

NEAstaff
  • By NEAstaff · New reply April 19, 2014
  • Discussion in Living with eczema · 12 replies
  • Expert Post from Lawrence F. Eichenfield, MD, National Eczema Association Scientific Advisory Committee member: Many families are concerned with the side effects of topical corticosteroids. In your experience ...

USING THE ALOE PLANT

SONNYELLE
  • By SONNYELLE · New reply April 19, 2014
  • Discussion in Treatment options · 13 replies
  • Has anyone tried using the gel from the Aloe Plant for Eczema. I just wanted to know if it was successful for anyone. I have tried practically everything possible to clear up the Eczema on my fingers ...

Eczema at 55?

Cynjorg
  • By Cynjorg · New reply April 19, 2014
  • Discussion in Newly diagnosed · 12 replies
  • I am a 55 year old female and have had "normal" skin my whole life. No rashes, no acne, no allergies, no sensitivity--nothing. I have lived in the same area my entire life. Three weeks ago on a Tuesday ...

Elimination diet

carrotsandjane
  • By carrotsandjane · New reply April 19, 2014
  • Discussion in Complementary and alternative therapies · 4 replies
  • This is related to a previous post I started. I hope the overlap won't bother anyone. I read about the elimination diet and it sounded simple enough, but my impression after a few weeks on it is that ...

JANABRAHAM

janabraham
  • By janabraham · New reply April 18, 2014
  • Discussion in Treatment options · 2 replies
  • I DISOCOVERD THAT PREPARATION H WORKS THE BEST OF ALL THE STUFF THAT I HAVE USED BEFORE, MY HANDS ARE ALMOST CLEAR OF ANY ECZEMA AND IT HELPS FOR ITCHING - PLEASE DO YOURSELF THE FAVOR AND GET SOME ...

recurring infected eczema

daniellelucy
  • By daniellelucy · New reply April 17, 2014
  • Discussion in Living with eczema · 20 replies
  • Hi my 11 year old daughter is suffering from recurring infected eczema and is being treated with the usual creams and ointments and also antibiotics but nothing seems to be making it any better. Any ideas ...

WHY WE ITCH

Kaiserslautern
  • By Kaiserslautern · Posted April 16, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • If anybody wants to know why we itch go to this link. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DGuKw0tah BI&feature=youtube_gdata_player Clyde ...

Bleach Baths

NEAstaff
  • By NEAstaff · Posted April 16, 2014
  • Discussion in Living with eczema · 0 replies
  • Expert Post from Megha Tollefson, MD: Bleach baths have recently been shown to be helpful for some patients with eczema. They are easy to do and are well-tolerated in most people when combined with regular ...

Claim a discount on products

carrotsandjane
  • By carrotsandjane · Posted April 15, 2014
  • Discussion in Eczema community news · 0 replies
  • I hope nobody will be offended by me using this thread for promotional purposes, but this is mutually beneficial, and I would have been pleased if somebody else had done this. Managing eczema and trying ...

"A wake-up call from a young e-patient: 'I need to be heard'”

John2
  • By John2 · Posted April 15, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 4/15/14 Dear members, I am writing to share with you a new guest column in "Scope," the Stanford University School of Medicine's medical blog: "A wake-up ...

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