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Is coconut oil good for applying to get relief from eczema...

Is coconut oil good for applying to get relief from eczema...

Dry skin: Eczema needs hydration to prevent rashes. The heavier the moisture the better it is. The best include ointments followed by creams followed by lotions. Oils can also be hydrating including coconut oil. Best application is after bathing while you are still wet. Reapply miusturizer at least 2/day ...Read more

Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
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Atopic Dermatitis (Definition)

A range of persistent skin conditions that include dryness and recurring skin rashes that are characterized by one or more of these symptoms: redness, skin edema (swelling), itching, crusting, flaking, blistering, cracking, or bleeding. The cause of eczema is unknown but is presumed to be a combination of ...Read more


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Does primrose oil help with eczema?

Does primrose oil help with eczema?

Doubtful.: The studies done on evening primrose oil treatment for eczema have been inconclusive. In other words, no consistent benefit has been shown, and given that it can cause headache, indigestion, nausea, diarrhea, and pregnancy complications, I wouldn't recommend it. Talk to your doctor about management options that are effective. ...Read more

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Guys with eczema problem taking primrose oil, possible?

Guys with eczema problem taking primrose oil, possible?

Does not: Prime rose does bmp not help everyone. Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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What flaxseed oil capsules make a eczema outbreak happen?

Not usually: Has been used in some circles for skin issues. If using any agent worsens a skin condition, stop promptly. ...Read more

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How to apply olive oil for my eczema?

How to apply olive oil for my eczema?

Avoid Food Products: I would not use olive oil to treat eczema. Applying food products like olive oil and oatmeal creams can actually be sensitizing. That means that over time you can actually develop a food allergy to the food product that you are applying. Instead use topical moisturizers like Vanicream or Aquaphor. For flares try topical corticosteroid creams/ointments twice a day until clear. ...Read more

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If I we're to take 8 prime rose oil capsules a day for my eczema would it makes me gain weight 15 calories per serving?

If I we're to take 8 prime rose oil capsules a day for my eczema would it makes me gain weight 15 calories per serving?

That's a lot of prim: Rose oil. Is it helping your ezcema? There are many treatments for eczema. And an extra 100 calories is unlikely to be a weight gain issue. But perhaps you don't need that much primrose, discuss with your dermatologist ...Read more

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I'm suffering from eczema is it okay to take evening primrose capsule without fish oil? Day 2 of taking it.

I'm suffering from eczema is it okay to take evening primrose capsule without fish oil? Day 2 of taking it.

Shouldn't hurt: But may not help either. Make sure you use the recommended dose on the bottle.
You might benefit more from eliminating soaps and skin irritants you are exposed to. When showering use soap only in axillae and public/anal area. Find a good skin lubricant you can apply after shower each day. Most derm MDs recommend eucerin, aveeno, (oatmeal) and a couple others. ...Read more

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I've had an eczema outbreak on my face since october. I just started using protopic to treat it. Would moisurizing with coconut oil be helpful too?

I've had an eczema outbreak on my face since october. I just started using protopic to treat it. Would moisurizing with coconut oil be helpful too?

Eczema: It would be better to moisturizer with a chemically bland product such as aquaphor or eucerin cream. You may not have eczema and instead a contact or irritant dermatitis the fewer things you put on your face that are not medically prescribed the better. ...Read more

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I have a daughter with eczema, we put coconut oil on her as well baby oil and it has made her worse. She has broken out with near hives. Any thoughts?

I have a daughter with eczema, we put coconut oil on her as well baby oil and it has made her worse. She has broken out with near hives. Any thoughts?

See a dermatologist: A long soak in a bath or shower can be followed immediately by application of a ceramide cream or ointment. Forget about coconut or any other fruit. She needs professional care and a prescription cortisone. Eczema is not an allergy and not due to "stress". When you go, bring ALL products used during the last 6 months. Discuss ALL meds, herbs, etc. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a horrible patch of eczema that I have had for 2 years? Triamcinilone cream, colloidal oatmeal, organic coconut oil do not work

How can I get rid of a horrible patch of eczema that I have had for 2 years? Triamcinilone cream, colloidal oatmeal, organic coconut oil do not work

See derm: Does the patch itch? If not, it is not an allergic issue. Are you on any medication or supplement which may cause this skin problem? I think it is time for you to check with a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Eczema can be treated by taking evening primrose oil? Is that true? Some doctor says yes some no. Why?

Eczema can be treated by taking evening primrose oil? Is that true? Some doctor says yes some no. Why?

Honestly Doctors: Havedifferent ideas thus the need for 2nd or 3rd opinions. Most drs are not familiar with uses of herbal meds thus the conflicting advice. My take is it's safe to use evening primrose rose for eczema since it's extracted from a plant. If there's no improvement with these herb, go see your dr or dermatologist for an accurate dx. Http://www. Ehow. Com/how_2119669_use-primrose-oil-eczema. Html#page=0. ...Read more

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My 4 month old son having eczema on his face n gp gavel us zinc + castor oil cream n after applying that it gets worse?

My 4 month old son having eczema on his face n gp gavel us zinc + castor oil cream n after applying that it gets worse?

Eczema treatment: There may be additives within the medicine your doc gave you that your son is sensitive to. Let your doctor know about the worsening of symptoms with the treatment, as many other options are certainly available. Also, make sure chemical free on clothing/bedding/burp rags - anything that could touch his face. No dryer sheets, use scent-free detergents and face washes. Finally, moisturize often. ...Read more

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Can I give my 7month LD baby fermented cod liver oil, buttternmilk and probiotics... Are they too much to give? (my baby has a terrible eczema)

Yes and no: No to buttermilk. Yes to cod liver oil (i did not know there is a fermented cod liver oil) for a 7 month old- 1/ tsp a day of cod liver oil. Probiotics yes. No dairy. No gluten. See a chinese medicine practitioner. Much eczema is related to digestive issues and chinese medicine can be very beneficial. ...Read more

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Aside from coconut oil, what is the best over-the-counter lotion or eye cream for eczema around the eyes?

Eye care: Eye is very delicate organ and the skin around it is, too. If you are really having Eczema please talk to your PMD for help.
If you need OTC eye care to decrease wrinkle then different products are available depending on your budget. ...Read more

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For how to get rid of eczema scars and found out that vitamin E oil helps. But I was just wondering, is it good for all skin types?

For how to get rid of eczema scars and found out that vitamin E oil helps. But I was just wondering, is it good for all skin types?

Vitamin E and scars: There is proof that vitamin e helps scars at all. In fact, you could be allergic to it, and then you will get a rash. ...Read more

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Used betamethasone to clear facial eczema now eczema keeps coming back when I stop. Tried honey & olive oil for 2 weeks with no lucky. 37yrs old?

Used betamethasone to clear facial eczema now eczema keeps coming back when I stop. Tried honey & olive oil for 2 weeks with no lucky. 37yrs old?

Oops: Sounds like you are having a corticosteroid induced acne. Overuse of topical steroids can cause a reactive acne. The only treatment is to refrain from using the topical steroid like betamethasone for a few weeks to months. I would suggest seeing your primary care physician or dermatologist and getting placed on a topical retinol and oral tetracycline based antibiotic to help with the acne. ...Read more

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Fish oils and eczema?

Fish oils and eczema?

Listen to body: Fish oils are anti-inflammatory but some people are allergic to fish. I would try pure vit d oil in medium chain triglycerides topically on eczema and see if this helps. People with eczema have dry skin. Fish oil, cod liver oil, and evening primrose oil ingested can help dry skin if tolerated. ...Read more

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What are the best essential oils to use on eczema? I was prescribed a cortisone cream, but don;t want to use it on my face,

What are the best essential oils to use on eczema? I was prescribed a cortisone cream, but don;t want to use it on my face,

Any oil: In eczema, moisturizer applying within 3 minutes after washing is essential. Many OTC lotions work well (CeRave, Gold Bond healing, ULactin) etc If your facial skin is really dry, put a wet towel over your face for 10-15 minutes, sponge dry, apply lotion immediately. There are also Rx non-steroid cream available including one approved by FDA in Dec 16. ...Read more

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Is pure argan oil good for uneven skin & hair?

Is pure argan oil good for uneven skin & hair?

Yes: Has been shown to help tighten the skin so it's not as loose. Also shows to be able to give a better glow for the skin. ...Read more

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Which nutrients does pure Argan oil contain that will be absorbed into my body when applied to my skin?

Which nutrients does pure Argan oil contain that will be absorbed into my body when applied to my skin?

Vit E, EFA's, sterols&: Argan oils contains many nutrients. It is rich in Vit E and Omega 3, 6 & 9 fatty acids as well as squalene, phytosterols & polyphenols.
See http://multiculturalbeauty. About. Com/od/Ingredients/a/Argan-Oil-For-Beauty. Htm
& http://naturalbeauty. About. Com/od/Ingredients/a/All-About-Argan-Oil. Htm ...Read more

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Is argan oil is good for skin?

Is argan oil is good for skin?

Perhaps: It contains Vitamin E and Omega 6 fatty acids, both of which can improve skin quality if used regularly. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Vegeclarine and argan oil, how good are they for the skin?

Vegeclarine and argan oil, how good are they for the skin?

Probably okay: When thinking that "natural" medicines, products, is always better than "chemicals, " remember everything is a chemical! & arsenic is natural! That said, if something natural, like something manufactured, works predictably without unacceptable side effects that's a great thing. Argan oil has been used for centuries for skin care & Vegeclairine uses mulberry which is a skin-lightener. No firm data. ...Read more

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What is pure Argan oil best used for? Its in my haircare products and it does wonders for it! I've seen many swear by its affects on the skin.

What is pure Argan oil best used for? Its in my haircare products and it does wonders for it! I've seen many swear by its affects on the skin.

Oil: If you like oil in your hair, if you want to oil dry skin, Argan oil if one of many you might choose. It is also a good food or cooking oil. The argon trees are very good for the environment as they hold back the desert in semi-arid regions of Morocco which might soon be devoid of vegetation. These trees have extensive roots which allow them to survive low water supply. The roots hold the soil and ...Read more

Dr. Tanya Russo
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Deshidrotic Eczema (Definition)

A condition in which tiny, fluid-filled blisters appear on the palms and fingers. ...Read more