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Old 01-08-2013, 11:40 PM   #21
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Any possibility that she could have allergies? DS had TERRIBLE eczema on his face (we are still dealing with it), but it turns out he is alergic reaction to peanuts, Milk and eggs
I agree with this. I'd go get allergy testing. Eczema is usually an allergy sign,


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Old 01-08-2013, 11:54 PM   #22
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CeraVe is much better then cetaphil. My deem recommended it to me for face wash because it has hylauronic acid (does NOT burn) & helps seal moisture in. When I was at my wits end with DS2s (undiagnosed) food-allergy induced excema I had tried everything! Aquaphor, coconut oil, exederm, natural stuff but the CeraVe cream in the tub is what we use now & have affectionately nicknamed "the Miracle cream". It even got rid of the dandruff on my scalp!
Eta: ds1 ears dairy & gets a few red dots here & there on his face. I'm sure he's allergic though his reactions aren't big at this time. You can have allergy testing done, ask them to test for the top allergens first.
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What worked for us is a hazelwood necklace, CJ's butter in a stick with lavender EO applied on it (helps with itch and dryness)... We also use coconut oil topically sometimes as well as orally. DH gets horrible excema behind his ears!

The CJ's was the life saver! The others help but CJ's gets 5 stars from us!

ETA: allergy tests can be done just about anywhere, now. I had mine ordered thru a regular general doctor, and went to lab corp or another lab to fill the order.
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