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What treatments are available for eczema?
« on: 16/01/2006 23:25:11 »
Any ideas apart from steroids?
My daughter has recently had a mild flare up on her face, where steroids shouldnt really be used.. I have used some 1/2 percent hydrocortisone on it for the last two nights just to give it a boost and its working..but I really dont want to be using any steroids at all and especially on her face, so quite obviously i have stopped, it was just for a quick boost..anyone know any natural remedies for eczema?
« Last Edit: 11/04/2011 22:22:02 by chris »


 

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Re: What treatments are available for eczema?
« Reply #1 on: 20/08/2010 10:27:07 »
Keeping the skin clean and moisturized - To some, this may seem obvious but it is easy to over look certain instances that cause eczema. Avoiding scratching and picking the effected skin.
 

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Re: What treatments are available for eczema?
« Reply #2 on: 23/08/2010 21:30:55 »
There are prevention creams that are non-steroidal. They are for eczema and dermatitus and can be used on the face. Make sure her bedding is of natural material only. Rubbing your face on a synthetic pillow case is not good. Also take care with the washing powder you use. No biological liquid/powder.
At the end of the day, what you have done is fine for flair ups. It might be worth consulting your doctor as faces are delicate areas and you are right to be worried.
 

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Re: What treatments are available for eczema?
« Reply #3 on: 13/11/2010 18:42:29 »
I mixed about 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon with a dab of handcream (enough to make thick paste), put it on my eczema spots, covered it with gauze and taped it on overnight.  I only did it 2 or 3 times and my eczema is almost gone.

At first there was a dramatic improvement, then it changed to a slow, steady improvement.  The hardest part is not scratching.

If this works for anyone else, please post here to let me know.

Oops, I'm a goof.  I meant psoriasis, not eczema.
« Last Edit: 14/11/2010 19:17:43 by Donnah »
 

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Re: What treatments are available for eczema?
« Reply #4 on: 11/04/2011 21:58:47 »
It sounds like you have a very difficult issue on your hands. As many have alluded to already there seems to be an abundance of methods to tackle eczema with some more fruitful than others.

You may have heard of a few natural methods which are starting to become increasingly popular of late, one of which was tried by a family member. We were all really pleased to see very favourable results over a long term and so itís something I thought I would mention in the hope that you may find it beneficial.

After a lot of internet trawling I came across one site that appears to be a very safe source of reliable information as it provides a OOPS, SILLY ME, I'VE GONE AND PUT A SPAMMY LINK IN THERE...AND THERE I WAS ACTING ALL CONCERNED AND ALL AND IN FACT I WAS A BLATANT SPAMMER. I really hope this is somewhat useful!

Best of luck! 
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What treatments are available for eczema?
« Reply #5 on: 19/04/2011 01:10:08 »
Eczema is a manifestation of an immune system problem. Avoid using anything that contains grease (it makes it worse).

A full check up with your GP is the fist stop. Get tests done to find out what is causing her Immune System to go into overdrive and treat the cause not the symptom.

Glycerine creams are a help but it still needs to be investigated as to why her Immune System is over-reacting.
 

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