My 4 year old daughter has had “bad” eczema for several years. The doctors have prescribed steroid creams (which we use only when it gets “really” bad and refuse to use the rest of the time) or emollient creams which, while not bad, do not cure it by any means, and only give a way to control it some of the time. As she has gotten older, and started school, we have had the additional issues of school uniforms made of non-cotton materials making it worse, and have had to carefully find cotton equivalents of everything. Meanwhile she increasingly scratches till it bleeds and is regularly miserable.
We tried a few alternative creams that claimed to help here, and while they had a little effect, it was only a hopeful attitude that would make us say they worked – in reality it went through the same cycles as before, very occasionally being ok for a day, then back to bad again the next.
Then we tried this one. I was sceptical as I come from a scientific and technical background and it was “just another one of those creams”. However, we have still not finished the first pot, and I have just ordered two more large pots because this has proven to be by far the most effective treatment that we have experienced. While we still apply morning and night to her legs, I regularly find myself thinking that we hardly need to any more as the lesions and patches are hardly visible. I think the only thing that causes it to flare up for her now tends to be extreme tiredness and stress, and even then, a good sleep and continued use of the cream brings it under control in a day.
Cannot recommend highly enough!
Tom, Welwyn Garden City