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My Daughter’s Journey to the Correct Diagnosis

Lisa Benson is mom of a toddler who has eczema, therefore she lives in a world of special soaps and topical ointments, but also in a world of giggles, tantrums, book-reading, hand-clapping, dancing, snuggles, and food fights. She has been using her art and writing to share awareness about health conditions, including at Migraine.com, since 2014.

A misdiagnosis

In the video below, I share my daughter’s journey to the correct diagnosis in the hopes it may be helpful to other parents and caregivers in the community.

 

Articles on AtopicDermatitis.net I found helpful:

Atopic dermatitis or ringworm?

Is This Atopic Eczema or Ringworm? As you heard in the video, my daughter was originally diagnosed with ringworm, so this article really helped me understand how the two can be related, and also how they can be confused.

Caring for a baby with sensitive skin

Helping Our Baby With Red Itching Skin I appreciated the knowledge shared in this article on how to care for a baby’s sensitive skin. There are tips here even our doctor hadn’t mentioned, such as how to dress a baby so they are more comfortable.

Trouble sleeping with eczema

Scratchy Sleepless Nights We’ve had these nights as well, and it was good to hear that we’re not alone!

I’d love to hear from you! Tell us your story of eczema diagnosis! Feel free to comment below!

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