Eczema and lactose intolerance

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My daughter has eczema and after rubbing everything you can possibly imagine on her skin to treat it and avoiding all perfumes and dyes in soaps and lotions with no luck I have come to the conclusion that it must be an internal problem that is presenting itself on her skin. I have read there could be a link between dairy products and skin issues, so my questions are 1) what are some symptoms you or your children have experienced AND 2)what do eat if you can't eat dairy? My daughter's number one snack is cheese and I realized it is a part of all of her favorite foods...pizza, ice cream, lasagna, quesadillas, enchiladas, etc... Please help!

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Pj - posted on 10/22/2009

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My daughter had horrible eczema and baby acne when

she was born I had tried everything to help her. Finally

a friend of mine told me about Weleda it's a

baby line from Sweden you can get it at natural

food stores or organic stores. Look it up on the internet it's a miracle cream no word of a lie! :) it cleared her skin within 4 days! My daughter is still

on a lactose free formula so I'm not sure about food. I do know you can buy lactose free cheeses :)

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Amber - posted on 11/10/2011

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hi mum's out there my baby Dylan was born to weeks early ,was breast fed from 3 days old but still had a reaction to formula milk , eczema on his face was really bad and got it just behind legs and on arms to was so itchy he had to have anti-histamines from 4 months ,as was waking up with blood on his bed where he was so itche was scratching himself raw.
my doctor was useless told me he would grow out of it.
and rub baby oil in it.
poor baby was worse with his addvice .talked to fue other mum's and found natraul product that stops the itching and heals the skin fantastic stuff call Garden Angel by (virgin VIE AT HOME) See web site below
http://my.vieathome.com/ambervella
now my son's skin is beautifully clear ,yes does still react when had normail milk, so is on Goats milk formula now .He doing well now.

Autumn - posted on 09/09/2011

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1 product I have found that works for my son who has both eczema & lactose intolerant is a lactose free cheese. It is called Tierra De Queso & I can usually find it in a Wal Mart & I usually stock up on it cause I go thru it fast. I have just switched over to cooking with Silk, & that cheese (mentioned above) because I hate making 2 different concepts to the same meal!

Tina - posted on 02/08/2011

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My son had a rash all over him that started at 2 weeks. I found out that he was allergic to milk, which I was drinking a lot of. We now know that he is allergic to wheat, eggs, soy and peanuts. He also has eczema, which is so frustrating, always itching especially at night.
I tried Rice milk, Almond milk and Soy milk. It seems that the soy milk is not causing and issue for him. He is not directly ingesting any of them. I like rice milk but it does not taste so good in coffee or tea, lol. His diet is mainly rice, veggies and fruits and he is doing pretty well. He is allergic to animals as well so I don't know if the carpeting is causing the eczema flare ups. It is extremely frustrating, did I mention that already? I hope you can narrow it down and your baby will find relief soon.

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