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I almost cry whenever I see my grandson's body

MsBatiste
  • By MsBatiste · New reply 6:22 pm
  • Journal · 8 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 ...

The (horrible) skin i'm in

valflack
  • By valflack · New reply 6:04 pm
  • Discussion in Living with eczema · 8 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 ...

Eczema at 55?

Cynjorg
  • By Cynjorg · New reply 3:34 pm
  • Discussion in Newly diagnosed · 6 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 ...

recurring infected eczema

daniellelucy
  • By daniellelucy · New reply 3:26 pm
  • 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 ...

JANABRAHAM

janabraham
  • By janabraham · New reply yesterday at 11:54 pm
  • Discussion in Treatment options · 1 reply
  • 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 ...

WHY WE ITCH

Kaiserslautern
  • By Kaiserslautern · Posted yesterday at 9:21 pm
  • 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 yesterday at 1:34 pm
  • 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 ...

dyshidrosis itching is driving me crazy

cthrash
  • By cthrash · New reply April 15, 2014
  • Discussion in General discussion · 17 replies
  • I've never posted on a forum like this before but here goes. I've had dyshidrosis on both hands for the past 8 weeks. I've finally gotten to the point where I don't have to wear gloves all the time and ...

Baby eczema help

vestlang
  • By vestlang · New reply April 14, 2014
  • Discussion in Living with eczema · 4 replies
  • I've heard of bleach baths and apple cider vinegar for bathing to help prevent staph. Which one is better? How often should it be used? Won't a bleach bath burn baby's face? Also what does staph infection ...

Coconut oil for eczema?

vestlang
  • By vestlang · New reply April 13, 2014
  • Discussion in Treatment options · 7 replies
  • Has anyone tried any natural products that may soothe itch and ca inflammation? I heard coconut oil is good. Tried olive oil pure for one week. Little impleovement. What have you used and for how long ...

norske skin therapy

Tiffany101
  • By Tiffany101 · New reply April 12, 2014
  • Discussion in Treatment options · 9 replies
  • I started using Norske skin treatment February 22, 2014 my knuckles crack really bad on my hands due to eczema and when I put on norske skin ointment it helps to soothe the burning of cracked skin. plus ...

Effect on Family

NEAstaff
  • By NEAstaff · New reply April 12, 2014
  • Discussion in Living with eczema · 8 replies
  • Expert Post from Megha Tollefson, MD: Eczema is a chronic and often frustrating condition that has significant impact on an affected person’s life. Patients often report adverse effects on their sleep ...

eczema

cwatson
  • By cwatson · Posted April 11, 2014
  • Discussion in Treatment options · 0 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 ...

itchy blood spots? on my neck and chest

bon321
  • By bon321 · New reply April 11, 2014
  • Discussion in General discussion · 1 reply
  • I'm 51 and have had eczema for that long. For lack of better words, I get blood spots on my chest, neck, and fore arms. They are real ugly and itchy. They started showing up about 2 years ago. They last ...

Biologics, Dupilumab working!

truthtonight
  • By truthtonight · New reply April 10, 2014
  • Discussion in Treatment options · 26 replies
  • I have had eczema my whole life. It has effected me deeply the entire time. I am now almost 30. I recently started taking part in a clinical trial for the new biologic drug, dupilumab, to treat atopic ...

Skin biopsy

Yoko
  • By Yoko · Posted April 10, 2014
  • Discussion in Newly diagnosed · 0 replies
  • Hello, I suddenly started urticaria in December on my hands at work along with headache, nausea, breathing problem and chest tightness. Everybody suspected I must be allergic to exam gloves. But it is ...

Food Allergies and Atopic Dermatitis

NEAstaff
  • By NEAstaff · New reply April 9, 2014
  • Discussion in Living with eczema · 14 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 ...

Dupilumab

itch
  • By itch · New reply April 9, 2014
  • Discussion in Treatment options · 16 replies
  • I have had severe eczema for over 20 years. It covers my body including my scalp. I constantly itch and scratch. Like those of you with severe eczema you will try anything to stop the itch. I have had ...

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