Okay, I'm 16 years old, and I've had eczema since about 5th grade. At first, it was just on my neck and forehead, and disappeared about a year after it came.
But now it's back.
And it's the WORST thing that's ever happened, like, EVER. It appeared on my neck again, then suddenly it was on the inside of my elbow, then suddenly it was on the inside of my knees, and now...well now, it's on my upper EYELID, my cheek, behind both of my ears, on my thighs and very close to my vaginal area, on my buttocks, right below my armpit, on my shoulders and my back, and on my nipples. It's starting to appear on my chin, stomach, and on my forehead, and now I'm just a freak. I've TRIED steroid creams, and eating healthy, and not using soaps, and moisturizing with Eucerin and lotion and Shea butter, but nothing really WORKS!
I mean, the steroid cream worked for my neck and breasts, but my mom couldn't afford a large jar and I'm out of the stuff; plus, I stopped putting it on my nipples because I was afraid of having the skin stretch and give something like skin cancer or the like. Now, it's spread for my nipples to almost my entire breast, and even under it, and is moving up my chest. At night, I'll scratch it in my sleep until my nipple bleeds, and then it forms a scale in the area and my nipples are starting to look mutilated.
I think it's on my lips, too, because they are peeling badly and are very cracked no matter HOW much chapstick I put on it.
The steroid cream actually doesn't even work anymore, especially for my nipples; in fact, they just got much worse. The Eucerin helps, but i have to put it on in 10-20 minute intervals, because my skin dries very quickly and it gets bad, and it happens even more so now that I have eczema just about everywhere, and if I put Eucerin on in the morning, i have no time to put in on again during school, and by the time I do, it's already scaled over to a mess and i look like a crocodile, and my breasts itch so badly that I can't THINK!
I've stopped eating junk, but all that's done is clear all of my pimples, but that just left room for eczema, which is starting to appear in bumps on my forehead again, and this is just too much, and I don't know what to do because it's spreading quickly, and the only thing my doctor wants to tell me to do is loose weight, and I'm not even fat!! (although I do have a little in the middle)
I'm up against a wall. What else am I to do?
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