Childhood Diseases

Posted by: erin | 2012/10/23


2 year old with eczema

Dear Doc

My 2 year old son has eczema , I have tried everything already, I use aqueous cream ,e45 but still not working. He is also not eating properly and he is losing weight. he is very thirsty , so I constantly have to give him water.

Please help

Expert's Reply



Your son probably has a blocked nose as well as eczema and that is why he is so thirsty. His nose problem is probably due to allergic rhinitis. Your son's eczema has not responded to simple treatment measures. It is now time for him to be seen and tested by a paediatric allergist so that the correct diagnosis can be made and the correct treatment given.

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Posted by: chrissie | 2012/10/25

Dear Erin

My baby girl (19 months) had also bad eczema in her face, neck and on hands. We tried everything, also all the docters from paeditrician to homeopath. All the creams on the market, even flew cream in from Wales.

Then my hubby went to a Dischem pharmacy and the pharmacist gave him a white pot (has no name as I think it is a pharmacy mix) with some cream which he said also contains a little bit of cortizone. We had to apply it twice a day and inbetween you MUST ensure to moisturise his patches of eczema all the time with SBR cream.

My daughter''s eczema is gone in 10 days!

Maybe try this before you spend thousands on a paediatric allergist!


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