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    Default Eczema gone wrong??

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    My daughter has had this on both her ankles (other ankle is MUCH worse but wouldnt upload the pic grr) for months. It started as eczema, but nothing we've tried has gotten rid of it. We've done bath oils, over the counter eczema creams, steroid creams, covering it, leaving it uncovered.... everything!! Its still irritating her

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    Ouch that looks really sore. Hopefully there is a parent on here that has tried something that worked for them
    Good luck

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    Go to the beach and put her foot in the water, it may hurt but should help clear it up

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    oo good thought mummanna. Will do that this weekend We've got a dr appointment (AGAIN grr) tomorrow arvo, so no doubt she'll be attacked with a different steroid, just so over it. She's 5 and in prep, so it doesnt help that she needs her shoes on all day and she gets so irritated by it

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    Have you tried medicare betnovate ? Ds had severe eczema when he was little and thats the only thing that cleared it up.

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    Silly auto correct, I didn't mean to put medicare in there lol, guess I should proof read my posts before submitting them

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    It doesnt look like eczema now from what I can see, but Im not a doctor. Was it a blister or did the skin just peel off? Did you see the post on here the other day about coconut oil working wonders for eczema?
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    Shes deffinatly picked it, she scratches all the time. Its gone beyond eczema and i just cant get on top of it i've tried bio oil but not coconut oil

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    Bath with some bicarb and tea tree oil to dry it out a bit.

    Betadine?

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    I agree it looks infected..if it was eczema or some other form of dermatitis that has been scratched and irritated by shoes etc...it looks like something has gotten into the broken skin.
    See what your doc says - but something anti bacterial might help.


 

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