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eczema Rss

Today found out the rash on dd is eczma
Any body have any creams they could recamend?

My little girl keeps getting flare ups & I've tried everything. I've tried paw paw which is great but a bit thick & oily. I have recently put her on a natural moisturizer made by the same guy who makes the paw paw cream ( it's mcarthurs natural products body moisturizer) not cheap (about $35 for a 250ml bottle) but you only use a little & it's cleared hers up. It can be bought at some chemists & health stores. I'd suggest looking at their website for a list of places. I've also started using goats milk body wash. Also, depending on her age if she is scratching all the time you can give her kids zertec to help with the itch. Hope you find something that works for you as there is nothing worse.




Its really best your doctor prescribes the right strength steroid cream, if thats what your baby needs. But other than that, keeping skin well moisturised can help and avoiding soaps in the bath. When my son had it bad we saw a specialist who said to use the steroid cream til the eczema clears up, then keep the skin really well moisturised to prevent it coming back. It worked for us.
My ds1 use to suffer from eczema really bad.use to give him batgs in rolled oats and we used moo goo on him.was the best thing we found
I agree with the oat baths. I used to just put a handful of oats in a clean sock and then chuck it in the bath, I used to wipe it over them while they were in the bath and made sure to squeeze the goo ( I think it's gluten?!?! lol) all over them.

Having a bath in plain water can be quite harsh and drying on sensitive skin so we were advised to only bathe them once every second day so the skin isn't drying out quite as much.

Forever, for always and no matter what

Shes got it on her checks and a little bit on her back and neck ijust made dr apptment for thrusday.
The oats is interesting tomorow il bath her in them gve it a try

I used paw paw and had the same effect as you . (Oily)
Slacktarts wrote:
Its really best your doctor prescribes the right strength steroid cream, if thats what your baby needs. But other than that, keeping skin well moisturised can help and avoiding soaps in the bath. When my son had it bad we saw a specialist who said to use the steroid cream til the eczema clears up, then keep the skin really well moisturised to prevent it coming back. It worked for us.

We Moisturise her evry day with natral moisteriser .

Is bub breastfed? If so, take some inner health plus yourself and it will pass through the milk, really helps. Fish oil is great too...a lot of paeds recommend treating eczema from the inside out now. Bath oils based on colloidal oatmeal are fantastic and there is also a non steroid eczema cream called Dermalex which really works. Also check the washing powder you are using, make sure it is a sensitive one.

Hope you find something that works for your little one xx
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