Does anyone have any suggestions or which lotions work best for mild eczema? Aveeno doesn't work!

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I use complex 15 and hydrocortisone - mix them in my hands and apply - only when my son's eczema is really bad. Otherwise I just use the complex 15 to moisturize his skin. I also used the Aveeno with no luck, so my doc suggested this combo.

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I use complex 15 and hydrocortisone - mix them in my hands and apply - only when my son's eczema is really bad. Otherwise I just use the complex 15 to moisturize his skin. I also used the Aveeno with no luck, so my doc suggested this combo.

Sarah - posted on 02/10/2009

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Arbonne! I saw someone had posted that below, but it is great for eczema...I also have several clients that use the ABC line for that exact problem!

Derannya - posted on 02/10/2009

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vanicream works really well for my daughter, plus it doesn't have the steroids that most of the prescription stuff has in it (or at least I don't think it does).

Sarah - posted on 02/10/2009

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Arbonne! I saw someone had posted that below, but it is great for eczema...I also have several clients that use the ABC line for that exact problem!

Sarah - posted on 02/10/2009

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Arbonne! I saw someone had posted that below, but it is great for eczema...I also have several clients that use the ABC line for that exact problem!

Derannya - posted on 02/10/2009

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vanicream works really well for my daughter, plus it doesn't have the steroids that most of the prescription stuff has in it (or at least I don't think it does).

User - posted on 02/10/2009

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Hi Both my daughters and myself suffer from Eczema, I have found E45 to be the best cream, no purfume or anything that burns and I even put it on my face when its feeling very dry!

User - posted on 02/10/2009

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Hi Both my daughters and myself suffer from Eczema, I have found E45 to be the best cream, no purfume or anything that burns and I even put it on my face when its feeling very dry!

User - posted on 02/10/2009

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Hi Both my daughters and myself suffer from Eczema, I have found E45 to be the best cream, no purfume or anything that burns and I even put it on my face when its feeling very dry!

Jennifer - posted on 02/10/2009

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My mom has 6 children and 8 grandchildren and she swears by good old vaseline. It's good for everything. It doesn't have and perfumes or dyes, so it doesn't irritate sensitive skin. You may think it will be very oily, or block pores, but it absorbs into the skin leaving it really smooth and soft. That's all I use on my baby girl (3 months). Most baby lotions claim to be super sensitive for babies skin, but johnson's lavender gave her red bumps after a single use.

Leilani - posted on 02/10/2009

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Hi, my 10 month old was just diagnosed with infant eczema, before I knew what it was I was putting 'Gentle Naturals baby eczema cream' on her. It's got Winnie the pooh and piglet on the front of the tube. I got it from the infant department at Wal*Mart. It works wonderful. Stops the itching instantly!

ѕαяαн-ℓσυιѕє - posted on 02/10/2009

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hiya i suffer with exzema i use oilatum u cn get in loads of variety baths shampoo shower oil n cream and for bbys is really good

and affordable

Michelle - posted on 02/10/2009

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Spectro has a new line of eczema care products, from body wash to hand creme, etc. My kids are not afflicted with eczema, I am and I use these products with great success, but they do make a line for kids as well. They can be purchased over the counter and you do not need a prescription.

Michelle - posted on 02/10/2009

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Spectro has a new line of eczema care products, from body wash to hand creme, etc. My kids are not afflicted with eczema, I am and I use these products with great success, but they do make a line for kids as well. They can be purchased over the counter and you do not need a prescription.

Danielle - posted on 02/10/2009

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I actually use apricot kernal seed oil on my daughters face and it works the best for her. You can get it at organic food stores or natural health food stores.

Kendra - posted on 02/10/2009

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A friend of mine sells Melaluca products, and she shared some of their renew lotion with us and it really worked! Also, try taking an omega 3-6-9 supplement every day and in two weeks you'll notice a real difference!

Kendra - posted on 02/10/2009

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A friend of mine sells Melaluca products, and she shared some of their renew lotion with us and it really worked! Also, try taking an omega 3-6-9 supplement every day and in two weeks you'll notice a real difference!

Brandi - posted on 02/10/2009

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You need to detox yourself. Eat apples for 3 days-and only apples, but you can eat as many as you want! This will clean your system of all toxins and will help alot!!! I use exederm(exederm.com)they have a 3-step system for people with eczema and it includes soap, lotion, and itch cream. Also avoid man made fabrics-wear cotten, avoid hot water-use warm, use detergent that is fragrence free. I've hade severe eczema my whole life, doing these things WILL help!

Lorelye - posted on 02/10/2009

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My doctor recommended just plain old vasoline- and it works!!! Mine has almost completely cleared up....

Lorelye - posted on 02/10/2009

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My doctor recommended just plain old vasoline- and it works!!! Mine has almost completely cleared up....

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Arbonne has a wonderful baby skin product line, one of which is the baby skin cream. I started using it on my baby because she had a mild case of dry skin but i've continued to use it because it has done wonders for her skin. It's a bit costly, and cannot be bought in stores, check out this site under baby products if you're interested www.saradipity.myarbonne.com I hope this helps.

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Arbonne has a wonderful baby skin product line, one of which is the baby skin cream. I started using it on my baby because she had a mild case of dry skin but i've continued to use it because it has done wonders for her skin. It's a bit costly, and cannot be bought in stores, check out this site under baby products if you're interested www.saradipity.myarbonne.com I hope this helps.

Sandra - posted on 02/10/2009

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I am a grandma and found Eucerin and Cetafil to work wonders on the babies. It was recommended by a pharmacist.

Sandra - posted on 02/10/2009

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I am a grandma and found Eucerin and Cetafil to work wonders on the babies. It was recommended by a pharmacist.

Kristina - posted on 02/10/2009

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My pediatrician recommends Vaseline and/or hydrocortizone cream (1%) for up to 10 days. Apply right after a bath and daily. And it helps not to bathe everyday. I tried Dove soap but when my son got it in his eyes he got very upset.

Kristina - posted on 02/10/2009

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My pediatrician recommends Vaseline and/or hydrocortizone cream (1%) for up to 10 days. Apply right after a bath and daily. And it helps not to bathe everyday. I tried Dove soap but when my son got it in his eyes he got very upset.

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I've used the product VaniCream, but swear by lotions that Emu Oil in it. Check out their web site: www.emumagic.com

Shana - posted on 02/10/2009

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Try not to give a lot of baths and Aquaphor works pretty well if the aveno lotion doesn't work. I use the Aveno lotion on my daughter and it works well for her.

Kelly - posted on 02/10/2009

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Does anyone have any suggestions or which lotions work best for mild eczema? Aveeno doesn't work!




both of my children have eczema and i use oilatum in the bath which is good and epaderm cream is also good for mild eczema!!hope this helps!

Rena - posted on 02/10/2009

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Try cetaphil lotion mixed with flax seed oil it worked fabulous for my sons eczema!!!

Vanessa - posted on 02/10/2009

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Oh yes tea tree oil saved my life and my son 's life just add 5 drops to whatever lotion you use for him, I use the weleda calendula oil, squirt some oil in your hand and then add the 5 drops of tea tree oil. It works wonders !!!! you can buy it at boots or any organic shops, it' s a natural antibacterial and stop the exzema to get surinfected and will make it gradually disapear. Enjoy a lifefree excema too !

Vicky - posted on 02/10/2009

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I prefer Cetaphil. Its not greasy, unscented and light. Works best for me...oh and its not too pricey.

User - posted on 02/10/2009

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I use Cetaphil on my daughters eczema and it works really well. Or if you look at Walmart, they have something called Dermarest in the pharmacy section that is for mild eczema. It works really well too.

Jami - posted on 02/10/2009

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I have the same problem with my daughter and I found a product Called "Gentle naturals" and it is a baby Eczema Cream so it is a thicker lotion so it soaks in better and its made to help stop the itch. I also find that after a bath if you put the lotion on without drying there skin off they dont dry out as fast. I hope you found something that works for you.

Alicia - posted on 02/10/2009

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Hello,



My daughter has had eczema since she was born and I have had to struggle through products on a regular basis trying not to use the prescription medicine that the pediatrician has given us because of the steroids in it.  Dermatologists have recommended that we only use Dove soaps because they cleans better and actually fully rinse off your body.  When she was a baby we were also told not to use any laundry soap, fabric softeners, perfumes, etc... because it would cause her to break out.  My brother and sister both are smokers and she cannot be around them because she breaks out.  We have been using the Dove soap now for a while and her skin is finally clearing up but it was severe to begin with so I knew it would take some time.  We have to watch what she eats and what she is around because most of eczema is allergic reactions to foods or other things.  I have also found that Burts Bee's makes a whole line of products that help with eczema I have not tried it all but I know some people who swear by it.  With soaps and lotions you want to make sure they do not have ANY fragrance what so ever and that they are not Alcohol based, this causes the skin to dry out and only makes the rash worsen.  I hope all of this helps you out.  I know that you have gotten a lot of good tips here.

Emily - posted on 02/10/2009

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going back to my earlier post steer clear of products with parabens, glycerin, and alcohol, a surprising amount of products are full of them. Also many body washes and shampoos use sodium luartfhe(sp?) sulfate which is a salt... imagine washing sensitive skin with salt. As for the aveeno oatmeal actually dries out the skin instead of moisturizing it.

Lindy - posted on 02/10/2009

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Eucerin is great! It really worked when my son had it on his ears of all places. It's thick but it is really effective. Good luck!

Courtney - posted on 02/10/2009

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Try Eucerin Calming Cream. My 4 year old has eczema and this lotion is the only one that soothes her skin and calms it down.

Emily - posted on 02/10/2009

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Aubrey Organics... the super moist has only I believe seven ingredients that are not overly processed. I found that my skin cleared up after switching both my soap and lotion to the brand. It is also the only thing I use on my daughter who has very sensitive skin

Emily - posted on 02/10/2009

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Aubrey Organics... the super moist has only I believe seven ingredients that are not overly processed. I found that my skin cleared up after switching both my soap and lotion to the brand. It is also the only thing I use on my daughter who has very sensitive skin

Emily - posted on 02/10/2009

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Aubrey Organics... the super moist has only I believe seven ingredients that are not overly processed. I found that my skin cleared up after switching both my soap and lotion to the brand. It is also the only thing I use on my daughter who has very sensitive skin

Adrian - posted on 02/10/2009

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euccerine i spelt it wrong but you can find it at walgreens the generic brand works, my son has eczema too

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