extreme eczema in my ten month old sonhi everybody,
my son had been sufferinf fron acute eczema since he was 3 month old. since then i had tried almost ery formuls available on shelf, now i am giving him neocate infant formula.
i also went to a homeopath , the only one in our area as it is outlawed to practice homeopath in our state. he gave us some medicine which had low sulfur conent , when the regime was followed my son was ok for one week where after the eczema came back so badly that it is not going away ,
we havent slept for 3 hr at strech at night for almost 10 months now. he is so itchy, that he bleeds himself allover, drs. say he may not be cured for whole life, his is very dry skin , i have give him two courses of prednisilone an oral steroid and daily apply hydrocotisone and triamcinilone in vain,
CAN SOMEBODY HELP US?? MY BABY NEEDS UR ADVICE
shahip on 2006-09-11
It's wise to avoid all detergents, either for laundry or clothing and floors. wash dishes and eating areas in very mild dish detergents and rinse very very well.
Someone with homeopathic remedy experience will post soon with what to try for your baby, but I can tell you that avoiding all milk products and taking arnica helped my eczema, which i suffered from since a baby. It cleared up during adolesence and recurred again as an adult. I was scratch tested and many allergies were revealed.
I feel for the little one, and I have concerns with the steroid treatment he receives now. This is only for relief as it doesn't cure the eczema in any way.
bettybeautiful last decade
It is understood that you will not use any other drugs or remedies with the Arnica.
You can also dab the lesions on his skin with a piece of cotton wool soaked with the remedy from the bottle. Please note that you should not wet the cotton wool direct from the mouth of the bottle. The water which is the remedy should be poured into a small cup which is reserved for this purpose.
Please report response in a few days.
I was interested to learn that Homeopathy is banned in the state you live. I find this very strange. In which state do you live ?
♡ Joe De Livera last decade
♡ rajivprasad last decade
my son has to get his allergy test on 15th of this month. I don't use and milk or soy product for him. what sort of detergent, can you give me the brand name.
from where do i get arnica?? i live in iowa city, iowa.
and rajiv, i don't think my son suffers from constipation, but yes very dry scaly skin, the liquid oozed out only once when we gave him the homepathic sulfa dose and it was all watery
shahip last decade
We tried Neocate also, and it made it so much worse.
Have you tried Alimentum Ready-to-Feed? That cleared up a lot of my daughter's problems.
But, my daughter didn't have lasting results until we followed the advice of John Stanton from this forum. My daughter is eczema-free now. I'm not sure if John is still taking cases, but he truly turned my daughter's life around.
Did you follow up with the Homeopath who prescribed the Sulphur for your child?
josiewales last decade
My advice for mothers whose children is still on formula is to try a hypoallergenic formula like Alimentum or Nutramigen. Also look out for lotions that have milk ingredients inside (I bought several that seemed to make my son worse and realized they had milk and soy ingredients). Also if you are starting on solids, watch out for baby foods with citrus inside which only make matters worse as well. (White grape juice and bananas were no go with my son). Also try Gentle Naturals baby eczema cream (its greasy but it did the trick for us!)
Good luck to all the mothers who have children suffering from eczema
Zahra_A07 last decade
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