Eczema in Childhood: The Facts

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Oxford University Press, 1994 - Eczema in children - 264 pages
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Eczema affects the lives of thousands of children and their families throughout the world. This skin disorder varies from a small, mildly irritating patch of skin to a much more widespread, painful, and unsightly rash. Conventional treatments have provided effective relief in some cases, while other children continue to suffer the physical and emotional pain associated with severe eczema. Dr Atherton is an expert in children's skin disorders, based at Great Ormond Street Hospital. He is also involved in scientific research into the causes and treatment of eczema. In this book for parents and affected children he explains clearly the very latest in what we know about the causes of eczema and what can be done to treat it, including complementary therapies. He also gives practical advice on where to go for help and support.

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That's an awesome book and a great subject. I give it a 4 stars because... you see, I have Eczema too. It appeared 14 years ago and I think that I was one of the more fortunate one's out there with this skin disorder. I got it around my eyes in the worst way in 2002. Like most people, I did the musical doctor thing until my insurance company sent me to a dermatologist. I guess I just got Eczema at the right time, if there's ever a right time. I know when it showed up; it sure didn't feel like it. But, for me everything lined up perfectly. I say that because right around the same time I got it, a new medication was arriving on the scene. I got that medication in a sample form (tube) and in a matter of days my Eczema was gone. It was a very powerful topical cream and I only used it for 3 days. After that, I started on a natural remedy. That was 14 years ago and I have not seen my severe Eczema again in all that time.
I don't have to tell people struggling with Eczema because they already know this; Eczema has a psychological effect on you because even though it's gone, you're so sick and tired of it until you can't believe it's really gone. So as a person with Eczema we keep looking for it... It doesn't matter that it's been 14 years since I last had an episode with Eczema, I still wake up and check my eyes every day. I guess in a way, I'm still in disbelief that I could've won the war against Eczema on my very first battle with it. Then again, I know it's still there inside of me because each of my kids have had Eczema once since they were both born. They've used the natural remedy and the cream too and they're Eczema free today.
So, if your current solution stops working, feel free to use mine. I've given it to lots of people and they've also had success. I will say this, personally I like the natural solution to Eczema best as opposed to putting on the medications that come with their own sets of side effects. However, I do know from my own experience as well as the experience that I've had dealing with my kids, that Eczema demands an immediate response. That's the only reason I tell people about the topical cream. It's strong and to get it, it's one of those things that you will have to fight your dermatologist for. It's definitely the silver bullet against Eczema. You may only have to apply one or two application and you are done.
Here's link to a great natural remedy:
This wonderful lady has figured it out for us. I like it and it works.
Here's a link to the medication. It's called Protopic. It's incredible. It will give you the chance to get some immediate and much needed relief from your Eczema no matter where it shows up on you:
I hope this has been helpful for you. If you like, you can check out my new Youtube video at this link:


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