Hi. My son is 2.5 years old and recently started scratching the lower half of his body (legs and bum mainly) until it leaves massive scratch marks and bleeds. I had eczema as a kid, although mainly in winter, and I was just wondering if anyone has any tips to soothe the itch and remove the sores. Thank you :)


Posted by jessicakaiden, 17th December 2013


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    I have heard some great reviews about this product. Check it out, it might be helpful.

    http://www.caclocreations.com.au/category/mind-body/skin-soothe

    Our SKIN SOOTHE is the perfect cream to care for problem skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, rashes and acne prone skin. A wonderful addition to any first aid kit for minor burns, cuts, abrasions and insect bites. This versatile cream also makes a perfect aftershave with the calming qualities of pure witch hazel and naturally hydrating properties of our organic hemp seed oil. Also skin soothe can be used after cleansing with our gentle cleansing cream as a moisturiser for oily/combination skin types. Ingredients such as Australian grown Organic hemp seed oil, witch hazel floral water, myrrh tincture and essential oils, combine to form a beautiful blend containing antioxidant, astringent, anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties which soothe wounds, reduce redness and itching, while essential fatty acids nourish and moisturise the skin. INGREDIENTS: Witch hazel floral water, purified water, Australian grown organic hemp seed oil, vegetable emulsifying wax, certified organic rosehip oil, beeswax, certified organic shea butter, myrrh tincture, natural NON GMO vitamin E, grapefruit seed extract, rosemary extract, and certified organic essential oils of sandalwood, chamomile, lavender and tea tree.



  • Speak with a dermatologist.
    They will be able to assess yours sons skin & provide you with a suitable cream.



  • Have you tried goats milk soap or goats milk body wash and lotion. Apparently it works wonders!



  • My brother has really bad eczema, he used PINETARSOL, cheap and really effective!



  • demaid and a thick moisturiser like dermeze



  • keep it moisurised. avoid soap products,



  • your doctor should be able to provide you with something stronger if need be. Goats milk soap and creams are supposed to be calming for irritated skin.



  • If over the counter remedies like Pinetarsol in the bath, oatmeal baths, QV creams are not working it may be time to get some GP help. Our 2 yr old had severe infantile eczema and still uses Advantan fatty ointment to control outbreaks. Good luck I hope you find something that works,



  • there are some very good creams on the market these days that are steroid free also



  • some used chamomile tea bags to apply and oat bath



  • Make sure his skin is really well moisturized. There are also other non medicated creams you can get to ease the itch when he wants to scratch.



  • there are some good comments here



  • Hope this has been resolved for you.



  • Winter is the worst as heaters dry the skin out which makes them itch. Try strapping the areas he itches that way he can’t itch!


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