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I just came from a Holiday craft exhibition and just learned for the first time that emu oil is very good for eczema. Does anyone know about this stuff ? can i fing them in the pharmacy?
 

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No! The eczema's mast to be cured with antibiotics, but is better to talk with doctor!
Hmmmm. Be careful about giving advice like this. Antibiotics are only effective vs. bacterial infections. Most eczema is an inflammatory response of some sort - in which case steroids are used or other agents to calm the inflammation. If there is a break in the skin it can get infected - but that is not the cause of the eczema itself.

And - it is the misuse of antibiotics that has given rise to the resistant organisms we have today, and so the need for even stronger and more toxic antibiotic drugs.

But I agree with the second half of the quote - see a doctor and he/she will prescribe an appropriate manner of treatment. Sometimes over-the-counter remedies are not sufficient to clear it up.
 

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astalavistababy: What kind of eczema do you have & where?

My Aunt had some pricey emu oil that I tried on my hand eczema & while it didn't hurt, I don't think it helped much ...
 

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mireckca give me one medication for eczema without antibiotic ingredient and еfective.

I think that at first place when somebody have that problem is better go to doctor. We talk about eczema's no just skin problem 1
 

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Always go to the dr to get proper treatment for excema i know i get this bad in the winter on my hands! However i do use moistuizing creams to wash my hands with and use every and steriod cream for when hands go red raw and even sometimes have been bleeding badly!
 

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Quote: Originally Posted by Victoria2

mireckca give me one medication for eczema without antibiotic ingredient and еfective.


Hydrocortisone cream 0.5% or 1.0% - a topical steroid which has been used for eczema for decades. I used it as a child and still do when I have flareups. In the past it was available by prescription only, but now it is sold over the counter - at least in the US. I have seen the 0.5% in Canada but not the 1.0% so I pick up the 1.0% when I go home to the States.

At times my eczema has been very harsh and this milder steroid has not been enough to clear it up. There are stronger ones available by prescription only. The concern is that they thin the skin and are absorbed into the system - so the FDA wants folks to be under a doctor's care when used.

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I think that at first place when somebody have that problem is better go to doctor.


I agree 100% - there are a zillion types of dermititis and eczema is just one of them; and there are several variations of eczema itself. A correct diagnosis is the best way to treat the condition properly.
 

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Astalaviatababy, you can find Emu oil on ebay, I bought some and wasn't impressed, but it might work for you!
 

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my 2nd daughter had eczema on her elbows and everything that i had done before was not working. my cousin had given me a sample of lavender essential oil and within 1 week it was much much better. make sure if you find some that it is not a fragrance oil but a 100% pure oil. it makes a huge difference.
 

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Strangely enough I found That Mexican Wild Yam cream helped my Psoriasis, so you could give that a go it just might help, it is difficult to find, but you can buy it from ebay, also if you use rubber gloves try and get latex free ones as occasionally the latex irritates the skin. I am not claiming that the cream will cure the eczema, but it may help.
 

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You can also find emu oil at Swanson's web site or in their catalog. Good luck to everyone -- I hope your skin feels better...
 

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I researched emu oil .. but never tried it b/c I can't seem to find any legitimate website to order it from... B/c supposedly its gotta be refined, and you have to make sure it doesn't have impurities, and all that crap... So with that I use shea butter.. lol.
 

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Hello friend, Emu oil has become a significant factor in alternative treatments for skincare, arthritis, hair loss, diabetes, and many other medical conditions. Scientific studies have shown that new emu oil benefits are being discovered every day. Nevertheless, the aborigines of Australia have utilized the properties of emu oil for thousands of years. It's quite obvious that even then the Aborigines were well aware of the emu oil benefits on the human body. Thanks for join with us.
 

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Hello
I just came from a Holiday craft exhibition and just learned for the first time that emu oil is very good for eczema. Does anyone know about this stuff ? can i fing them in the pharmacy?
I tried Emu oil but it really didn't moisturize enough. I only like to use it on my face when my skin is clear (no itchy patches/flakes/etc.)
 

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im going to try this. Where can i get some
 
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