my eczema story 3 month old daughter

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Talia

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Jun 4, 2010
 
I have a three month old daughter who has been dealing with severe eczema for 2 months now from her head to her toes. she was born with very sensitive skin and almost everything would irritate it but it wasnt untill the age 1 month that she broke out from her head to her toes with eczema. i have tried everything, you name it i have tried it.

I just recently have found a few things that have helped her eczema flair ups stay minimal almost gone for the most part. It has been about a week and a half and no major flare ups. her skin looks beautiful and healthy the way a babys skin is suppose to look.

Lets start off with what I use on a daily (or every other day) basis. cortaid cream,benadryl anti itch cream,california baby shampoo/body wash,aquaphor cream,neosporin and nuetragena oatmeal bath.

I bath her every other day with the california baby shampoo (non purfumed) only use the soap in necessary places like under the neck, armpits,bottom, hair. on the days I dont bath I use a warm wash cloth for her face arm pits neck and bottom. After she gets out of the bath I pat her dry and instantly apply the aquaphor from her head to her toes. then I use the cortaid cream on all her red areas including her face.(only use the cortaid cream once a day) I then dress her in loose fitting cotton clothes. as the day goes on im always applying aquaphor to make sure she stays moisturized at all times. I use the benadryl on her face and her other areas that get red throughout the day.(you can use the benadryl as needed throughout the day)I use the neasporin on the crusty areas. If you notice she seams to be itching or the eczema seams worse one day I use the oatmeal bath with no soap. Bath in luke warm water and try to keep the house cool (sweating can cause flare ups)

I use fragrance free laundry detergent and she is on soy formula (cows milk in some cases may be causing the flare ups) I dust and vacuum everyday and I change her bedding about every second or third night. I have been doing this now for about two weeks and her skin is clear and beautiful I hope this helps someone else I know how hard it is dealing with eczema on your baby, it just breaks your heart!
Mommy Bandy

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Apr 15, 2011
 
Thank you!!! My poor son has been going through this and these suggestions will (hopefully) help a lot!!!

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