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2 yr old with eczema - very dry all aound eyes and eyelids

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suiledonn · 22/02/2009 11:37

Any ideas on what I can do. I use Epaderm on her but don't know about so close to the eyes. Are there specific creams for this? Thanks

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wotulookinat · 22/02/2009 17:57

I have it around my eyes too - very sore indeed at time. I have been using Diprobase for years, but it got extremely bad a few months ago and the doctor gave me Epaderm, which has helped a fair bit.

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suiledonn · 27/02/2009 16:15

Thanks wotulookin at. Anyone know if there are products specific to the eye area for eczema?

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MummyToucan · 27/02/2009 21:13

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rodgershawk · 27/02/2009 21:21

Tried Epiderm and several others on DS who is 1. None worked.. his eczema is mainly on his face.

Steroid cream clears it up a treat and was prescribed specifically for his face (0.5% ointment) but not to be used too much.

The health visitor prescribed Neutrogena glycerol 40% cream last month and its the best one I have used so far.

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Fibreoptic · 27/04/2012 16:05

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