Help for a New Parent of a child with eczema?

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Janelle Hudson

Orlando, FL

#1 Aug 22, 2011
Hi everybody! I recently gave birth to a wonderful little boy who is now turning 4 later this month. My husband and I noticed his skins condition being overtaken by random spots of bright red rough skin all over. We took him to our doctor and were informed that it was eczema which could lead to dyshidrosis and other problems...:( I decided to do research of my own and I came across many conflicting views. However, I did come across a few quality websites with some nice tips and information such as:
and now Topix :)
But im rambling, I just wanted to know of any tips for a new parent like myself that this community felt was necessary.
All help appreciated thanks!

Lower Hutt, New Zealand

#2 Oct 26, 2011
My daughter suffered from eczma for the first 4.5 years of her life. we spend thousends of dollars in cremes and docter fees and the cortison only seemed to help. I have recently visited a doctor in Germany who send a stuhl sample to the laboraty to check how out of balance the intestine flora was. The test result showed that it was slightly out of balance and he prescribed a lacto bacteria product called Paidoflor. and Colibiogen Kids together with two weeks of a no sugar diet while taking the medication. Also he recommended the Bioturm Silber Salbe Creme.
One week into the diet the sore eczma scaped over. After two weeks it had disappeared. Now 2 months later of no eczma I feel the urge to let people know! My daughter now joins swimming lessons without feeling the effect of chlorined water, she has deep sleeps without scatching herself, no more bloody bedsheets and no more cortisone.
How grateful can one be? The answer is simple. When you are a parent of a child suffering from eczma you are prepared to try almost anything. Get your childs stuhl sample tested today.

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