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Article published on Jun 28, 2016

Cows Milk Protein Allergy

Our baby is almost two-months-old. She was a great nurser since she was born. Around two weeks of age, she developed a rash on both cheeks and on her neck, and she was a bit spitty. The nurse practitioner said that she had lactose-intolerance, and suggested that I give her lactose-free formula instead of breastfeeding.... Read More

Article published on Mar 31, 2015

Infected Eczema

Our two-month-old daughter developed rashes on her cheeks shortly after she was born. In the last few weeks, these rashes have spread to her scalp and her body. We saw little blisters which started oozing yellowish fluid. She has become much more irritable, and she constantly scratches her face. We went to a walk-in clinic;... Read More

Article published on Nov 25, 2014

Bleach Bath Can Help Eczema

Our two-year-old son has a patch of eczema on his forearm for months already. We have tried all kinds of lotions and creams, including steroid cream, and it is not getting better. The eczema is quite thick and very itchy. We try to cover it so that he won’t scratch as much. Is there anything... Read More

Article published on Apr 26, 2005

Treatment Of Severe Eczema Can Be Complicated

Our son is fourteen months old. He has had eczema for the past ten months, and it is getting worse instead of getting better. He is covered with these red raised patches from head to toe. In the past week, some of these patches are oozing fluid. He is more irritable and not eating well.... Read More

Article published on Mar 30, 2004

Cows Milk Allergy Can Cause Eczema

We have recently moved to California. Our daughter is eight months old. I have nursed her since birth. At around two months of age, she developed eczema all over her body. Our paediatrician suggested that I should stop drinking milk and stop eating dairy products. Within a few weeks, her eczema almost completely cleared. Later,... Read More