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bzmomwith5 commented on the post, Things I Did Because of my Atopic Dermatitis 1 day, 10 hours ago

What didn’t I do? Long sleeves and pants all year! Rough fabric was the enemy. Behind the knees would get so bad and scabby I couldn’t even bend my knees to walk properly. I was never brave enough to use the rash to gain am advantage though I wish I was. I was one of those that ended up in tears because of other kids. But honestly I am who I am…

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Courtney Getty commented on the post, By the Numbers: Symptoms and Complications 1 week, 6 days ago

Hi @adrookie! By any chance do you have the Pinterest plugin or extension attached to your internet browser? I’ve found that on mine, if I click the extension, I can share the post on my Pinterest account. Thanks so much for sharing and let me know if this works for you or if there’s any way I can help you further. I’m so glad you’ve found us!…

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ADrookie answered a question 1 week, 6 days ago

New to this but here is what I have learned so far. Aquaphor – no! It’s so thick and greasy it ruined my clothes and honestly wasn’t much help. I use 1 T. oil (jojoba) with 2-3 drops of pure Tree Tea Oil. On bad days, I also put a cream on top. Trader Joe’s A Midsummer Night’s Cream Moisturizing Cream/extra dry formula. Even without the oil…

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ADrookie commented on the post, Alcohol and Eczema: #SkinGin and Sake 1 week, 6 days ago

Hi Noreen, I’m new to this whole AD thing so every day is an adventure of trial and error, mostly error (I’m sure you’ve been there, done that). I love red wine but I get an immediate flare. I tried switching to white, same thing, even with FitVine (less sugar). I tried a gin and tonic but was a little nervous since tonic has sugar in it. But was…