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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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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

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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'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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