Viewing 20 topics - 1 through 20 (of 24 total)
    • Topic
    • Voices
    • Posts
    • Freshness
  • Itch Be Gone

    3.25 oz. Of Purified or distilled water
    .25oz Witch hazel (optional)
    5-8drops Tea tree Essential oil
    5-8 drops lavender essential oil
    3-5 drops Frankincense essential oil
    2 drops peppermint essential oil

    Food Allergies & Diets

    Many people with atopic dermatitis/eczema have food allergies or reactions to specific foods.

    How have you managed your diet at home and while eating out? Do you have any tips or recipes to share?

    Fall Recipes

    What are your favorite recipes to make during the fall season? Are there any eczema-friendly ingredients that you like to use?

    Eczema treatment

    Hello, for now, I’ve been having eczema for 3 years. I have eczema mostly on my legs, arms and belly. For me, it was really hard to accept and to get to find what treatment actually worked for me. By far, the treatment that has worked the best is foderma treatment. I really recommend it to you!

    Teen with severe Atopic Dermatitis

    I have a 15yr old daughter with severe AD. looking for information about the clinical trial going on with dupixent related to adolescents age 12 to 17. would anyone that’s knowledgeable about dupixent and the approval of dupixent for teens please talk with me.

    Bella’s Blended Moisturizer

    Bella from Facebook shared her recipe for moisturizer that she uses on her 5 year old. She wishes you success in finding the right formula to help you and your little ones get long lasting relief!

    Use 4-6 tablespoons of raw shea butter (comes already mixed with the olive oil and lavender), melt in double broiler.

    Add 1 teaspoon pure 100% tea tree oil and 1 teaspoon pure vitamin E oil. Can also add 2 tablespoons YORO Manuka honey or HoneySkin cream.

    Allow to sit in the refrigerator to harden and use liberally.

    Thanks, Bella! Feel free to share your experience trying this recipe in the comments below.

    Clinical Trials

    Hello has anyone participated in Clinical trials for atopic dermatitis?

    Relieving the Itch

    Itchy skin can feel like one of the worst symptoms of atopic dermatitis/eczema, if not the worst.

    What treatments and treatment methods have helped you or your loved one with relieving itchy skin? Please share below!

    Derma Kure Creme

    I found a creme called Derma Kure in Guatemala last year and it is the best treatment I have found so far for my dermatitis on my hands.
    It is a bio-identical creme made in South Africa and as wondering if anyone has found here in the US or Europe as I have emailed the company and haven’t heard anything yet about stockists.
    I’ve tried everything steroid creme etc and this absolutely works – anyone else heard of or used this.

    Allergic to Ceraphil and A-Derma

    Hey. I just recently signed up for this forum. I am a 26 year old male and I have been hit pretty hard with my Atopic eczema for the past couple of weeks. I have normally been using a very mild Archiv Creme, which is basically just a fat creme based on Liquid paraffin and Petroleum jelly. It normally works wonders and I have experienced no problems what so ever. Then a couple of weeks ago, due to the hars weather my skin just kinda gave up and using the Archiv creme has not been sufficient even when using Mildison or Cortison creme to keep down the rash and swelling. I have tried 3 different cremes since then, But I have severe allergic reactions to using them. I have tried “Cetaphil restoraderm body moisturizer”, “A-derma exomega control cream” and “PSO Specialcréme no 14” I use the creme for 2 days and suddenly I’m covered in red “pimples” it’s like I get goosebumbs on my entire body + a terrible rash, when I wash my body and switch back to The old creme, it gets “Normal” hours. Please if anyone can suggest a wondercreme that will work as good as my old did in the summer, please speak up 🙂

    Ear Eczema

    I grew up with eczema on and off and “sensitive ” skin and some old time treatments from dermatologists which would be questionable by today’s standards (gentian violet and even x-rays). For several years I fought seborreic dermatitis. More recently at 66 I have ear eczema. It is cyclical- itch reddening, thick skin, weeping. My dermatologist recommended cortisone cream or otic drops. These do not totally get rid. I try not to stay on cortisone. Even with I have breakouts. I have noticed several times following the weeping skin, I get ear infections and the last 3 bad ones, I had vertigo. I am careful about soaps and lotions. Perhaps food allergies? Is there any oil or treatment to get away from cortisone which doesn’t work?

    Finding the silver lining

    Do you appreciate things more after having atopic dermatitis? What do you appreciate most in your life?

    Bullied Because of AD

    How do you handle impolite looks or remarks about your skin? Any tips for how to respond in these situations?

    Winter Remedies

    As the weather cools down and the winter season approaches, dry skin can get more difficult to avoid. What’s your best DIY recipe for dry, cracked skin?

    Seasons of Eczema

    How do you manage your atopic eczema symptoms when the weather changes? What type of weather impacts you the most? Do you have any tips to help you deal with weather and temperatures changes?


    my adult daughter just started dupixent..had her intial 2 shots and 2 weeks later one shot. seemed to be a little bit better but now she broke out in shingles on her face..we are still hopeful that this new medicine will help and pray that it will as no other medicine has…this disease is so frustrating.
    has anyone else started dupixent and if yes please share your experiences. thank you

    Bedding Recommendations

    From our inbox: “Do you recommend any bedding? I do have bamboo organic sheets. Also have the dust mite covers for pillows & bed (what doctor recommended) but now in search of a comforter.”

    Feel free to share below about the type of bedding that works for you!

    Educating Others

    When someone asks about your skin, how do you explain it? Any tips for explaining what it’s like to have eczema or atopic dermatitis?

    AD & Pain

    How do you manage the pain of your atopic dermatitis/eczema on the bad days?

Viewing 20 topics - 1 through 20 (of 24 total)