babies and children with eczema

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9 year old eczema/neck rash

Postby zoeeast1 on Thu Feb 22, 2018 8:16 pm

My 9 year old daughter has had eczema since 6 months old. She has been under various consultants and had every steroid cream & emollient possible. It peaks and troughs.
More recently the condition has improved but she now has a regular outbreak refined to her neck, which gets boiling hot doesn’t even look like eczema and causes her the most distress. She has to have a cold flannel on it to cool it down. It doesn’t really itch either - it almost looks like she has been burnt.
She has had a blood test and is allergic to eggs. This has been cut out of her diet for 18 months now.
I’m at the end of my tether with specialist care and wondered if anyone had seen/ heard of something like this before.
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Re: 9 year old eczema/neck rash

Postby Marcie Mom on Fri Feb 23, 2018 3:44 am

Oh dear, sorry to hear of it... not aware of any skin redness just at the neck area, but overall skin redness could be triggered by certain drugs

The common drugs causing erythroderma in children are sulfonamides, antimalarials, penicillins, isoniazid, thioacetazone, streptomycin, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS), topical tar, homeopathic and ayurvedic medicines.

Did any of the specialist manage to shed light on this? My daughter is about same age as yours, and started eczema at 2 weeks old.. I think we've seen various eczema rash to know when it isn't, encourage you to find a doctor who can help and not those who brush it off as just eczema. Take care!
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Re: 9 year old eczema/neck rash

Postby ashleyjackson on Sat Mar 03, 2018 12:13 pm

Here are some natural home made remedies for Eczema:-
1. Coconut oil
2. Fermented Cod Liver Oil
3. Sea Spray
4. Magnesium Baths
5. Additional Gelatin-Rich Foods
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Re: 9 year old eczema/neck rash

Postby eczemawarriors on Sat Mar 03, 2018 5:21 pm

Hi, please avoid steroids at all cost, they only cover up the inflammation, and push the health issue that is trying to present itself through the skin deeper into the core of the body. It doesn’t address the root of the problem, only covers it up, and gives rise to even more problems from the side effects of steroids. Check out

I have also written a blog post on using ginger bath which has helped my daughter tremendously. You can read about it here: ... inger-bath
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Re: 9 year old eczema/neck rash

Postby iloveskincare on Tue Mar 20, 2018 11:46 pm

Aww, I'm sorry to hear she's having such a tough time :( What really worked for my niece was Sebamed's baby lotion (she had eczema on her neck too), and then my sister would give her an oatmeal bath a couple times a week.
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