Acupuncture, herbal prescription & dietary changes; specifically avoiding:
2. Highly processed foods
5. Fermented food (alcohol, vinegars etc)
6. Strong or pungent spices (ginger, black pepper, onion & garlic etc.)
7. Spicy food (chilli peppers)
8. Deep fried foods
11. Red skinned fish and all shellfish
16. Extreme temperatures
For minor cases, some over-the-counter products can reduce itching and skin redness, according to the Cleveland Clinic. These include oral antihistamines, topical antibacterial and antifungal creams, and topical creams or ointments that contain the steroid cortisone, which reduces inflammation. More severe cases warrant prescription-strength cortisone products, including pills and topical creams. Additionally, the . Food and Drug Administration approved a new class of drugs called topical immunomodulators (TIMs), which alter the body's response to allergens.
So when your child with itchy skin starts scratching and whining at night, try these things to calm and protect the skin. It that does not work, call your doctor. Eczema is a chronic condition, and chronic conditions should be seen by the same doctor who knows what has worked and what has not. Don’t go to the Emergency Department or a walk-in clinic, because you might see different doctors every time, who won’t know your child’s condition. It is your doctor who will go the extra mile to help your kid with his emergency itching.