Posts Tagged ‘scratch mittens’

What is Dyshidrotic Eczema and How to Treat It?

By Laura Dolgy (see bio below) Do you ever experience tiny blisters on your hands or feet that are extremely itchy and tend to get worse once spring allergy season rolls around? You may be experiencing a well known eczema condition known as dyshidrosis, also known as dyshidrotic eczema and with many other names as…

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How to Stop Scratching Eczema At Night

Eczema can be quite a nuisance to our daily lives. Between the itchiness, cracking and redness, you may feel like you want to hide under the covers all day. Then in the stillness of the night, the itching just seems worse and scratching just happens without thought.  So let’s talk about how to stop scratching eczema…

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Could The Eczema Company Win The Cribsie Awards?

Why not?!!! But we can’t do it without your help! IF, and only IF,  you love The Eczema Company, then show us and nominate us! Until December 20th you can nominate The Eczema Company for the Cribsie Awards. The Cribsie Awards recognize the best products, services, and websites for babies and tots. These are the ultimate open…

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Eczema in Babies and Toddlers: How to Provide Relief

In How to Prevent Eczema In Babies & Scratching Toddlers with Eczema Clothing I discussed scratch protective eczema clothing for babies and children, which are a lifesaver at night to prevent baby scratching, which we all know can majorly disrupt sleep. But clothing like those with attached mittens are also great for “emergency” itchy eczema relief for toddlers…

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Eczema Clothing: How to Prevent Eczema in Your Children

There is nothing worse than seeing your child suffer. Preventing eczema in babies seems impossible. Eczema is absolutely unforgiving when it comes to the maddening desire to scratch. As adults we can sometimes control the scratching reflex, but many times we don’t even realize we’re doing it. And it feels so good to scratch! How…

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What Foods Could Trigger Your Eczema?

When my son Tristan was first diagnosed with eczema at three months old , I had absolutely zero idea that food could trigger eczema. The doctors never mentioned it. We just went right along with the steroid creams and pharmaceutical moisturizers that they prescribed. Food Sensitivities After Tristan’s (and mine) first ever visit with a natural…

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Remembering the Long Nights

I just came across this cartoon from Marcie Mom. It brings me back to the horrible nights when Tristan’s eczema was extreme. Back before we knew that food was triggering his flair-ups and itch trances. Oh yes, this scene hits very close to home. We would lay in bed with Tristan, gently tickling his legs…

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