Does anyone know of a miracle cure for eczema?

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Shontee - posted on 06/17/2009

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I do not think that there is a cure it eventually dies down as you get older but my sister's pediatrician said put Crisco grease in the fridge let is get cold and apply it to the dry itchy patches of the skin so that it will soothe...also cetaphil is a good but expensive and like the other people said oatmeal baths and creams with cortizon are good too

Angie - posted on 06/17/2009

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My Pharmasist advised me to buy the lotion Eurcerin and mix it with Vaseline. That has worked for us.

Jessica - posted on 06/17/2009

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Not sure if this has been posted of not but I found a cream that is used on cows udders, and it works a miracle. It is all natural as well. I am sorry but I can't remember the name of it, I will find that out and get back to you. But if you go to a pet store that stocks stuff for farm animals then u may find it there, just ask for udder cream. I know it sounds strange but it really works.

Milagros - posted on 06/17/2009

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we are different but with my children aveeno eczema cream works very well , not bathe every day , we do not like this but thats the only way. ; )

Judi - posted on 06/16/2009

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Well, I guess the medical community must be wrong then, as they ARE recommending using a mild solution of bleach water for eczema, even in children. Google it and you will find MANY studies and articles about using bleach to ease the symptoms of eczema. And the strength of bleach in a swimming pool is MUCH stronger than the bleach bath that is recommended, so I don't know HOW this could be so dangerous as you are trying to say. Some people's children swim in a swimming pool every single day and are fine. Read here, and also Google "Using bleach to ease eczema symptoms" and you will find many more recommendations. And again, I HAVE used it and have been using it for a few years now and it DOES help. http://www.keyc.com/node/22860

Nina - posted on 06/16/2009

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My son had very severe eczema from the age of 3mnths, and i had tried everything from calandula, comfrey, paw paw ointment through to calandulas plus, and nothing worked. Then someone told me about Dr.Zhu's Pearl Cream, i got some and used it the next day, and within a couple of days my son had (and still has) the smoothest skin ever!!!! its truly a miracle cream!!!!!! hope this helps you :)

Nina - posted on 06/16/2009

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My son had very severe eczema from the age of 3mnths, and i had tried everything from calandula, comfrey, paw paw ointment through to calandulas plus, and nothing worked. Then someone told me about Dr.Zhu's Pearl Cream, i got some and used it the next day, and within a couple of days my son had (and still has) the smoothest skin ever!!!! its truly a miracle cream!!!!!! hope this helps you :)

Susan - posted on 06/16/2009

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I have battled eczema since I was young and Both of my children have eczema as well. The best thing that I was told to do by our dermatologist is switch all items to fragrance and dye free products laundry detergent, soap anything you put on your skin should be fragrance free. it is a bit more expense but it has really seemed to work for our family. My daughter has such sensitive skin that she has hyper pigmentation and her skin turns red and then stay hyper pigmented. the fragrance free products have almost completely stopped that from happening it is a side effect from severe eczema. We also use neutrogena t-gel and since eczema can flair up with allergies benedryl comes in handy. creams like elidel (a prescription drug) may work for some cases. or topical steroids. Oh the best lotion I have come across to stop itching and worse breakouts it Cetephil. This is sold at Target. Good luck to you.

Carrie - posted on 06/16/2009

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My 9 mon. old son has always had eczema and sometimes it is worse than others. I talked to his pediatrician and she told me to bath him every other day to prevent drying out his skin so much. Then she also mentioned that Aveeno Baby Lotion helps with eczema along with baby Vaseline (i use the baby powder scent). I lather him up in both. Sometimes he has spots that are really dry and she told me that hydrocortizone cream is okay to use except face, hands, and pee pee areas.



Good luck with the little one.

Felicia - posted on 06/16/2009

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No miracle cure, but I use Aveeno for babies with eczema. My doctor prescribed derma smooth. It really helps

Carla - posted on 06/16/2009

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My son had the worst eczema, ever! We tried every lotion and cream known to man and nothing ever really worked. I am lactose intolerant and so we all kinda switched to a dairy free diet to help me out. Within a week of starting the new diet my sons eczema started to go away! We now give him almost no dairy at all and it is completely gone. So your child may have food allergies, you can get them tested or even try to cut back dairy to see if it will help! Good luck!!

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My daughter (3 1/2) has had severe eczema since she was 5 mos old..We found the most amazing herb! It's red clover blend by natures sunshine. she gets 20 drops a day (tastes sweet and ymmy!) The herb is a blood clenser and has cleared her up wonderfully. She also is allergic to milk, eggs, peanuts and wheat.

it's easy to get in the USA..website www.naturessunshine.com, or call1-800-223-8225

not too expensive (about 25/bottle) and that lasts about 6-8 weeks



I hope that helps!

Laura - posted on 06/16/2009

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Yes, I do. My 5year old has exzema and I use a product called Arbonne on her and it is all natural, swiss formulated. It's awesome. Call me at 859-539-1721 and I can hook u up. Laura

Amy - posted on 06/16/2009

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I have a "miracle" cure; although, I do not consider it a miracle, really. The thing with eczema is that most are highly allergic to MANY things that are said to contribute to this skin irritation. However, if you think about, most of the things you put in and on your body are full of chemicals! So, I am going to recommend that you check out www.melaleuca.com First, look at the RENEW lotion. Second, look at the bath products. After you flip through the amazing amount of bath products, which are really quite GOOD, Look at the laundry detergents; this is what helps overall, I think. After you lotion up with the Renew Lotion, which has been used by many people I know, including myself, that have eczema and had amazing results; you want to be bale to put on chemical-free clothes, and sleep on chemically-free-cleaned sheets and blankets and pillow cases. Think about it and then go this web link. I promise, you will NOT be disappointed!

Samantha - posted on 06/16/2009

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Try the BBC grow your own medicine, or I think he had a book out you make it up yourself from things you can get from the chemist and it worked wonders on a few serious cases. Worth a try if nothing else does. I cut out everything purfumed, full of chemicals and that worked for my little one, and for my brother he was taken off cows milk and put onto goats and that did the trick. Good luck

Joanne - posted on 06/16/2009

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Have you heard Himalayan Gochi Juice by Freelife Intls. Send me an e-mail and I will send you links.

Joanne - posted on 06/16/2009

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Have you heard Himalayan Gochi Juice by Freelife Intls. Send me an e-mail and I will send you links.

Megan - posted on 06/16/2009

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We use Eucerin as well as a prescription topical steroid on the really bad spots. So far it seems to be improving but I don't think it was super bad yet. My daughter is 2. Switching to the Eucerin was the biggest improvement I have seen in it.

Yolanda - posted on 06/16/2009

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My 16 year old suffers and we've found that Omega-3 in any form and flax seed really helps.

Annette - posted on 06/16/2009

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My Daughter suffered severely with eczema from when she was a couple of weeks old. The frustrating thing for me was everyone THOUGHT they new the cure. She was covered head to toe and even hospitaised. As you would know there is no known reasons that someone suffers from eczema but many things can trigger it. So my advise would be to have some allergy tests done as you may be able to remove something that is triggering it and keep lots of lotions on that have a film to replenish the lost oils. Chin up my daughter is now 12 and we only have very dry skin now and the odd out break, so it does improve with age. xx

Riana - posted on 06/16/2009

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I don't have a miracle cure, but my daughter had it really bad and it got even worst this last winter. She would often wake up at night with small cuts on her knees from scratching no matter how much lotion we lathered her with. I took her to the doctor and she was prescribed an antibotic. It didn't clear up right away, but you could tell that it was working. I then bought a big jar of Aquaphor and lathered it on 3xa day and upped her water intake. I would say its been about 2 months now and her legs are no longer scabbing or itching her. There just a little dark in spots from the healing. Hope it helps, I also heard like someone else that bleach baths work. Its diluted, but it acts to kill bacteria on the skin. Good luck, I definately understand the frustration with eczema.

Jalynn - posted on 06/16/2009

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My daughter has dealt w/ eczema since she was a baby. Our Derm found that she was allergic to many foods like wheat, peanuts, eggs, etc. She also had environmental allergies. Instead of the usual symptoms of allergies, she showed it through her eczema. He put her on Claritin & I made sure we cut back or cut out on the many foods she was a allergic to & it made a world of difference.

She is now almost 8. Her skin is worlds better. But she has flare ups w/ the season change or if she has eaten too many peanut butter sandwiches in a week! We also use Cetaphil CREAM and when she was little we used aquafor.

Amber - posted on 06/16/2009

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both my boys have had it, my baby had it the worst. i found that some of it was diet related (wheat and dairy) and it can be environmental as well. we have changed products that we use in our home (cleaners, detergents, soaps) and the best cream i have found is Renew. i don't like medicated cream and others were too thick or greasy. my baby gets spots now and then and my oldest has mostly out grown it.

Erica - posted on 06/16/2009

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hi brandy, i do have a miracle cure, my little boy had bad eczema on his cheeks as a baby. i took him to a naturopathic doctor who treated him for candida and the eczema disappeared and never came back. also, he had some kind of autistic behaviors as a baby and toddler that disappeared with the candida treatment. now he is 7 and he is totally fine, no eczema, no autism, write if you want to know more about his story. erica

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Hi! My husband and son Tristan get it really bad. The thing that's work for us is to let them soak in a bathtub with 1 cup Baking Soda or more. Once they get out wrap in towel but do not dry them, and immediately apply Cetafil Cream (has to be the Cream). This has helped them greatly. Whenever they take a bath I put in the Baking Soda and that seems to be keeping the eczema under controll. If a flare up occurs, bath once or twice a day till gone (usually 2-3 days).

Jade - posted on 06/16/2009

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my daughter has eczema i dont know if it works cause i havent tried it yet but there is a product call goat soap it was made by a mum thats kid has really bad eczema an now she is fine you can get it from health shops if you cant find it check on line for more info its ment to be really good!

Cymanda - posted on 06/16/2009

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I and my children have eczema. I found out that the steriod cream that the doctor gives is not working. I've learned that you have to keep your skin moist. I use the africa shea butter which is excellent for me.and vaseline

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Tea Tree Oil.. It works wonders.. don't get sucked into buying creams and lotions.. Tea Tree oil is better for you skin and body, it helps with ALL KINDS of problems.. Did I mention it is better for you body!! Especially if it is a child, baby, or someone with sensitive skin..

Leanne - posted on 06/16/2009

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My daughter, now 13 weeks old , has bad eczema and Epimax Junior cream works like a charm. It's a pure Cetomacrogol Cream with 10% Glycerine. E45 is also good for when she doesn't have a flare up. xx

Megan - posted on 06/16/2009

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None of the Dr. stuff works, and after trying lots of diffrent things I found that the AVENO BABY LOTION FOR EXEMA WORKS !!!! IT WORKS!!!!!! In my local walmart i can only find it in the baby isle, it is in a blue and cream colored bottle.

Megan - posted on 06/16/2009

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None of the Dr. stuff works, and after trying lots of diffrent things I found that the AVENO BABY LOTION FOR EXEMA WORKS !!!! IT WORKS!!!!!! In my local walmart i can only find it in the baby isle, it is in a blue and cream colored bottle.

Taylor - posted on 06/16/2009

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My son also has eczema and I find that Cetaphil works well and some good baby lotion like johnsons.

Letita - posted on 06/16/2009

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It not a miracle but i use Hydrocrosone... its helps minimize the rashes and itching...

Jennifer - posted on 06/16/2009

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The best product I ever used was Rose Clover Salve by Watkins. It essentially 'cured' me, except for the odd flareup, but it takes it right away.

Kate - posted on 06/16/2009

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My son has had it really bad since he was 3 weeks old. There is no cure but there are some things that help. Unscented dove soap and cetaphil lotion. Unscented Lubriderm lotion used as soap works great, its what they used when my mom had radiation treatment for breast cancer and her skin was awful so I tried it on my son. Gental naturals baby excema cream, you can find it a most walmarts it has pooh on the bottle...it is the best, works great better than prescriptions and it natural. It was trial and error for us, what worked for some may not work for everybody. My best advice is to avoid any scents and if your child is eating solid foods, stick to as close to whole and organic foods a possible. Also avoid meats, animal products have been found to irritate excema.

Rosie - posted on 06/16/2009

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my daughter has it really bad and what i use is oatmeal lotion from avon its the best out of all the product's out there and it's affordable too the bath soaks work i use the walgreens brand

Carlie - posted on 06/16/2009

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diprosone s the only thing that worked for me...i used it for a while and covered myself in it , it is a steroid but after its cleared i only require top ups when i look at getting irritable again, and it clears just about...and overnight too!!! its great stuff try it!

User - posted on 06/16/2009

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My daughter has horrible eczema. I have tried all of the creams and lotions. The only thing that seems to work for her is a product called Theraplex. You can have the pharmacist order it at CVS (It is kind of expensive though). They have it in a lotion and what they call an emollient. The emollient is VERY thick and is def. better. Her eczema is a lot better. The pool also seems to work b/c of the chlorine. Good Luck!

Keli - posted on 06/16/2009

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I found that by using a product called Natural Instinct Body wash my sons eczema has completely cleared up, he has had it pretty bad as he is also athsmatic. I'm not sure if you can get it anywhere else but in Aust. I wish you all the luck in the world

User - posted on 06/16/2009

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i wouldnt even attend2use bleach wethere1/2 cup diluted it will completely damage and strip the skin and and iof u take ur chiold2the docs if it makes it worse they might be very concerned!!!

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My son had eczema head to toe when he was only a couple of months old. It was caused by his then undiagnosed dairy allergy and at the time we had tried out the Johnsons Baby Milk Bath. We stopped using the baby bath product immediately (it seemed to be the trigger) and started only using Sorboline cream on him- in the bath and after the bath and at every change I just slathered it on all over him. I also found out about his dairy allergy and I completely excluded dairy from my diet. The eczema cleared up and hasn't been back. I still only use lots of sorboline on him and absolutely nothing else but plain water.

Nicola - posted on 06/15/2009

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My son has eczema too! From birth but worsened over time. Food allergies is major contributor, also contact irritation from clothing (usually the stitching in his clothes - even when it is supposed to be 100% cotton. We use QV for washing and moisturising. Moisturise often. When he was really bad we would put handful of oats in end of stocking and put in bath. So much cheaper than chemist bought oat washes. We use steriod creams when necessary and can't be affraid to use it because they are suffering without treatment. Antihistamines to treat from the inside. We have done all sorts of natural therapies which have all made a significant difference so that now, although not cured, we have minimal flare ups which we can get under control very quickly. It is really a matter of figuring out the triggers and figuring out the right combination of remedies to clear it up quickly for their quality of life. Liquid oil supplements is also a huge help. Good luck.

Karah - posted on 06/15/2009

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please don't do this my husband is an industrial hygienist and this is a very toxic chemical that has been linked to cancer please do not use BLEACH in a bath with your child A very awesome thing we use is called renew lotion I buy it through a company called Melaleuca and found that this works the best!! Even a friend of mine who is a dermotologist loves it and there is no harsh or toxic chemical in it.

Cynthia - posted on 06/15/2009

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This will probably cause a TON on controversy and I would say that I if I didn't see it happen with my son, I would probably agree. Find a GOOD REPUTABLE chiropractor. The toxins that are causing the eczema are not on top of the skin but are coming out of the pores of the skin. I watched my son's reduce by 75% with-in 24 hours. And then completely disappear within two days of his first adjustment. And he was 2 years old.

Karah - posted on 06/15/2009

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please don't do this my husband is an industrial hygienist and this is a very toxic chemical that has been linked to cancer please do not use BLEACH in a bath with your child A very awesome thing we use is called renew lotion I buy it through a company called Melaleuca and found that this works the best!! Even a friend of mine who is a dermotologist loves it and there is no harsh or toxic chemical in it.

Kathy - posted on 06/15/2009

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I work at home for a team that is partnered up with a health and wellness company that sells a lotion that I have heard dozens of testimonials about how it clears up eczema. Neither myself or my son suffer from it, but if you want to look at some stories go to www.livetotalwellness.com/kdickenson and I could sure get you more information if you think you are interested. Good luck!

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