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Got questions? Get answers from a leading Dermatologist!

Any questions about eczema or itchy skin? You may have read about Jennifer’s success with Cln BodyWash for her son with severe eczema. We’ve talked to the doctors behind CLn BodyWash and one of the founders is Dr. Cockerell, an internationally renowned Dermatologist and Dermatopathologist. He has offered our readers a chance to have your questions about itchy skin answered by him! We are accepting the FIRST 20 questions from readers, like you. Dr. Cockerell will PERSONALLY answer during National Eczema Awareness Month! We are accepting questions until October 29, 2012!! Questions will be answered between Oct 30-Nov 6th! Write your Read More

Once upon a time, we struggled with eczema….

A special thanks to Jennifer Ardoyno for providing this guest post! I know I’m one, among thousands of moms, who has a child dealing with the frustrations of eczema. My son, who is now 8, has had eczema his whole life. I am all too familiar with the sleepless nights, scratching until bleeding, countless doctors’ appointments, and numerous creams and ointments…all brought on by eczema. For years, I could never seem to find anything that helped with my son’s skin condition. Everything was a short-term fix. The problem was, with his constant scratching, that he was developing frequent staph infections…some Read More

How To Clip Your Child’s Nails

Have you ever clipped your child’s fingernails – or your own – only to find that you’ve created sharp edges that cause scratching and snagging? Going through the process of manicuring your nails only to discover they’re causing just as much trouble as they were when they were long can be a real frustration – especially if it means you have to get your child to sit still for another clipping session! The good news is that with a few simple tips you can get it right every time and help prevent scratching, snagging, and injuries in your children and yourself. Engage Read More

The Dangers Of Chronic Scratching

There are many reasons why children scratch from allergies to stimulation behaviors. No matter what the cause is, however, the results can be the same. Many kids who scratch without treatment end up with cuts, infections, and even scars that can lead to some pretty serious problems. If your child is dealing with itching and scratching for any reason, it’s important that the issue not be left alone and that you handle it as quickly as possible. The good news is that there are many simple and effective solutions to help put an end to troublesome scratching without all the Read More

What Causes Eczema In Children?

When parents find out that their child has eczema, it can often be a confusing time with many questions. Eczema tends to be a hard issue to pin down, and when it comes to children, things can seem even more complicated. The good news is that modern science has given us many clear answers about what children’s eczema is, what causes it, and what we as parents can do to keep it under control. Eczema, also called atopic dermatitis, is believed to be a combination of a sensitive immune system and an issue with the skin’s natural barrier. Many leading Read More