Hi, I was wondering whether anyone could recommend me a naturopath (in Adelaide) who deals with eczema in babies. Does anyone have anything that has worked for them? I have tried moogoo, steroid cream, papaw, antibacterial creams, copious moisterising etc all of which haven’t really helped. And has anyone found out the root cause that have caused baby eczema? Thanks.

Posted by Peta 30.10.2012


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  • A lot of the time it can be an allergy so you might want to look at getting an allergy test which may find a allergy this is causing the eczema.



  • I’m a big fan of the moogoo product line



  • I also had dermeeze but ended up having to get a prescription product but I didn’t have to use it for long.



  • Dermeeze helped with one of my boys. It is like Vaseline though so not nice in summer. Winter it’s ok as you cover bub up anyway. I used pine tarsal in the bath with my other son to help with the itch.
    My go told me wool and sand are the two biggest causes of eczema and once I took the woollen underlay from the pram, my little ones eczema improved greatly. I took my eldest to a naturopath when he was 13 months old and she said cut out dairy, wheat, strawberries, citrus and other similar foods from his diet. I did that and it didn’t help, then we discovered he has an egg allergy and we have had no problem since!



  • We have the same problem, and have tried all the same stuff. Our doctor has told us to give him a bleach bath and then smother him in steroid cream, then wet wraps for and hour and more epiderm cream after that. It does help his eczema, but needs to be done everyday. We are currently seeking a specialist opinion!



  • What diet are they on?
    Lotions & potions of all different varieties work for some, but not for others. It’s really frustrating & expensive



  • have you talked to you doctor about it



  • maybe have a look at the chemist about some great creams



  • Curash has a good cream for this. I also use hydrozole cream it is great and clears it up quickly



  • We also bathe him in a paw paw mix. We previously used oats in a stocking which worked ok but we could never get him eczema free for a period of time until the paw paw bath, cetaphil & fatty ointment.



  • Eczema, allergies & asthma go hand in hand. My son has them all. We use cetaphil lotion from the tub everyday and a prescription fatty ointment for the breakouts. A simple change in weather can cause a breakout. The more moisture in the air the better.



  • I found hydrozole cream worked for my little man. I still haven’t found what is causing his and i do think it is contact and am starting to think it is grass seed or even animals.



  • Also washing powders can cause a bad reaction too on your childs skin, so make sure your powder is not contributing to this. You can double rince clothes too and I have heard that OMO sensitive is a good product for sensitive skin.



  • My 11 month old has eczema. We have found QV flare Up bath oil and QV flare up cream, dermaid soft pink 0.5 and skin basics aqueous cream works for her. Also change the laundry substance and attempt to stay away from fragranced items



  • we only had a mild case here, and the steroid creme worked and fixed it


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