Eczema flare up after sex

Eczema flare up after sex

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jimlufc

Bridlington, UK

#1 Jun 27, 2012
Hi there. I'm new here and looking for some advice. My girlfriend has eczema and it seems to flair up really badly after we have had skin on skin contact, and also foreplay before sex. I have tried different shower gels and soaps but it always seems to happen. She never had a problem with any previous partners. She is on different steroid creams for her skin and it seems to work until we have foreplay. Is there any types of creams, soaps or shower gels I can try to see if it may help. Or perhaps it's something I've eaten and is being passed onto her skin through my saliva. Or my stubble? It's starting to effect our relationship as we both get too scared to make physical contact.Thanks and I really hope someone can help.
alec

United States

#2 Jul 3, 2012
Use dove sensitive skin soap and use the ball sponge to wash where the eczema is at. it stings alot at first but i gets used to it. try to find something to make her skin ph level normal. cerave is what i use as a lotion. its good and cost 18 though ;)
Sean

Saint Neots, UK

#3 Aug 28, 2012
Go one better and use something 100% natural, I find this is great http://www.purelynaturalskin.co.uk/shop/eczem... but im sure something similar would also work well

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