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Eczema is destroying my baby's scalp

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  • Posted By: Thereishope
  • July 4, 2008
  • 11:31 PM

My daughter is 7 months old, I nursed untill she was 6 months old but started giving her formular around 5 months in order to slowly wean her off breast.

She was born with a head full of thick black hair and was thriving. Now that i have fully stopped nursing, her body is covered in rash and the doctor told me it is eczema.

Hair her start falling out and she has lost almost 30% of her hair, they are now thin and dry. She has also lost weight and all the plumness gone.

I have been to the doctor and they kept giving me cream and ointment that is clearly not working.

She scalp is itchy and also bleeds. There are now patches all over her head.

I have also tried soyamilk but that didnt seem to help either, I am allergic to soya myself.

Can someone please help if they know of anything i can try or any type of milk i can try that is not soya and will still provide the same amount of nutrient needed for a newborn.

Her her is actually comming out fron the root as i can cleary see the 'white' part of the root.

Please help as my beautiful baby seems to be shrinking before my eyes and doctors are not willing to help. I live in the UK where we need a GP to refer us to any specialist and my GP does not seem to be taking this seriously enough.

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  • didn't adelle davis give a child with eczema soybean oil and the child improved?you should definitely see a doctor, especially because you might want to get the child tested to see what the allergy is. I am sorry that it looks like you can't do this.meanwhile though try feeding the child some oil; mayonnaise or flaxseed oil with a tablespoon or teaspoon. I think you could probably give a baby a tablespoon of soybean oil everyday and see if the exzema improves.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies Flag this Response
  • If she is allergic to soy, then soybean oil is certainly not the answer. Please research a technique called NAET - Nambudripad Allergy Elimination Techniques. It is a noninvasive treatment to help diagnose and eliminate allergies. Very, very effective. A NAET practitioner can test her formula and then treat her for it so she will no longer have an allergic reaction. NAET is truly revolutionary - please look into this I recommend it highly. www.naet.com Best wishesDOM
    acuann 3080 Replies Flag this Response
  • hello thereishope,i disagree with dom; if you are worried about your baby having an allergy to soy, try flaxseed oil, but don't give any polyunsaturated oil without adding vitamin E. you could also blend flaxseed in a blender and add it to her bottle with vitamin E. Try reading this article about oil, vitamin E and eczema. http://www.emersonecologics.com/Newswire.asp?id=350
    Anonymous 42789 Replies Flag this Response
  • Thank you all for your suggestions, will give the flax seed oil a try and have looked at the recommended sites as well.
    Thereishope 1 Replies Flag this Response
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