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Is it ringworm or eczema?

Rashes are hard to deal with, especially if they look similar to other skin conditions. This particular incident made me question, “Is it ringworm or eczema?” Our first bought of eczema was with my first daughter. Her eczema was on every joint, it had no rhyme or reason. Her eczema was red & inflamed, then transitioned to extra thick, dry, blotchy skin that would eventually discolor as it healed. It looked like typical eczema I saw when I googled images online. My youngest, on the other hand, has some peculiar circular rashes on her trunk that weren’t healing like her other Read More

ScratchMeNot’s #EczemaAsthma Twitter Chat – Thursday, Nov 13!

Join us as we discuss the connection between eczema and asthma! Our #EczemaAsthma Twitter Chat will feature questions solely about asthma too with guest host & physician, Dr. Renee, who is a Asthma Advocate. Take a moment and submit your questions early to info@scratchmenot.com Enjoy a chat, giveaways and great answers from Dr. Renee! Dr. Renee is an asthmatic, which drives her passion for asthma education. She addresses the concerns of asthma suffers, by supplying them with the tools and knowledge they need to receive the best medical care. She has appeared on various shows, including The Oprah Winfrey Show. She Read More

ScratchMeNot Review: Living with Eczema – MarcieMom

When I started to read Mei’s book, “Living with Eczema”, I quickly realized that if this book were available a few years ago, I could have began my own eczema journey with a solid foundation. Being a new parent of a child with eczema can be life changing and overtly overwhelming. There are so many questions left unanswered. When my daughter was diagnosed with eczema at two months of age, it took lots of googling, reading articles & books and of course, experience to bridge my educational gaps. Today, I’m eager to share the information you’ll gain within Living with Eczema. It’s similar to Read More

Herbal Tea For Allergies

As the cool weather months roll in, sipping herbal tea becomes an enjoyable way to relax and warm up. But did you know that many herbal teas are packed with healing properties, nutrients, minerals, and other essentials that may help with allergies? Adding these to your natural healing remedies may be a great way to keep seasonal allergies at bay while adding a great way to unwind to your busy day. When it comes to children, many of them can be coerced into drinking tea by squeezing and orange into the tea or adding a bit of honey or agave Read More

The Healing Power Of Oatmeal – Simple Home Remedies For Itchy Skin

Believe it or not, oatmeal is a pretty amazing thing packed with some pretty important vitamins, minerals, and proteins, oatmeal! It’s great for the body both inside and out. One of the most profound ways that oatmeal can benefit your family is on the skin.  This amazing product works wonders for even the most delicate skin, and it can provide needed relief at times when the skin of your child or any of your family members needs it most. Oatmeal just may be one of the best home remedies for itchy skin, and its gentle effects are a great alternative Read More