Monthly Archives: December 2010

pH value and bacterial infection

Since the time J. had eczema herpeticatum he is having recurring bacterial infections (staphylococcus aureus) on his skin. Those are small puss filled pustules mainly on the upper legs and lower arms. The infection usually flairs up when he is … Continue reading

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Itching attacts

The itching ans scratching attacks are really hard for us. When J. was very small he did not scratch much and given his bad skin I was always amazed how patient and well he endures his eczema. However, the scratching … Continue reading

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I think almost everyone with eczema will notice that stress makes it worse. With J. I can see it clearly. We moved to Germany about a year ago and when we left the US we thought that we had almost … Continue reading

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Eczema herpeticum

Our son had a herpes infection of his eczema a few months ago. This was a wake up call for us to again increase our efforts and look for help – and one reason why I started this blog. We … Continue reading

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The beginning

Our son (now three years old) started having eczema when he was about three months old. He was born in the US (we are now living in Germany), and as it is customary, vaccination started very early. The first vaccination … Continue reading

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