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by 0 · July 08, 2014 at 2:41 AM

Hello,I am hoping for some help with my situation, anyone have a similar situation or some insight?About me:I have been dealing with severe eczema on my hands for the last 9 months.It has only spread and gotten worse since then. If I eat something... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · July 08, 2014 at 2:41 AM

Do an elimination diet. A great guide: http://www.precisionnutrition.com/elimination-diet

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by 0 · May 02, 2014 at 11:51 AM

I went through a pretty bad few months of recurring eczema (caused by an environmental allergy that i'm now clear of), and it left dark-ish scarring spots on my face. Any paleo remedies to get rid of the scarring? Thanks!

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samanthaalys 0 · May 02, 2014 at 11:28 AM

Include Homemade Organ meat and Bone Broth, which are rich in glycine. They help in speeding up the healing for gut as well as skin. Glycine is one of the important elements of connective tissue with extracellular matrix whose role is to act as... (more)

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by 0 · April 22, 2014 at 3:10 PM

Does Paleo diet helps in curing Eczema?

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Rosenhazavel 0 · April 22, 2014 at 1:56 PM

Yes Paleo Diet helps in curing Eczema The Raw Paleolithic Diet indeed has a ratio of 100% Success for treating Eczema Frequent exposure to bacteria and various other types of immune system modulators are some of the reasons for causing... (more)

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by 0 · February 10, 2014 at 6:19 PM

Curious if anyone else has encountered (or overcome) multiple food intolerances – and if so, if they’ve overcome them via rotation diet. I found this thread... (more)

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by 1744 · January 15, 2014 at 2:00 AM

I have, what seems to be, some sort of seborrheic dermatitis on my face and on my scalp. My scalp is itchy and there lots of flakes and it sucks... It's definitely inflammatory and gets better sometimes, but also worse. It could be... (more)

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by 0 · January 02, 2014 at 8:19 AM

Hi everyone, I have gone gluten free after doing an elimination diet while breastfeeding to cure my newborns reflux and colic -- gluten and citrus were the culprits! After her six month birthday I found I could eat it again without giving... (more)

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by 0 · December 23, 2013 at 11:11 PM

I've been taking Desonide to treat eczema for a few months and have recently been trying to wean off of it more recently, specifically using petroleum jelly and coconut oil (and Desonide once daily, to start). Thus far, whenever I try to... (more)

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rsdfc 0 · December 23, 2013 at 8:41 PM

I have struggled with eczema my entire life. First, if you live in the northern latitudes, right now it is winter. Unfortunately that is going to make it harder to heal. But in the spring and summer when the sun is out and it gets warmer... (more)

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by 0 · November 02, 2013 at 10:45 PM

I have had persistent eczema on my thighs for nearly all of my life. It seems to come and go in waves. Surprisingly, it does not induce horrible itchiness, as some other people have described. I have been eating Paleo for the last two years and... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · November 02, 2013 at 10:24 PM

How's your D3 blood level? My eczema disappeared completely once I got my level up. Optimal for those with autoimmune is 60-80 ng/ml.

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by 2327 · October 16, 2013 at 9:09 AM

Gluten, dairy, chocolate, eggs, citrus, and tomatoes all cause an eczema flare up for me, and I have noticed that this seems to be what other people say causes problems for them as well. It seems to be the sort of "official" list of eczema... (more)

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eddieosh 0 · October 16, 2013 at 1:10 AM

There may be a link with gut health and immune system response. Some postulate that dairy can cause a response similar to celiac disease too. Worth having a look at Chris Kresser's site and his article on healing a leaky gut: ... (more)

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by 0 · September 16, 2013 at 6:36 PM

I've been on an almost-no-carb diet for about a month and a half now and my skin is changing a LOT. Stretch marks, scars, eczema, acne, discoloration, even keloid scars are diminishing all over my body! My facial skin is getting to the point... (more)

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Anon_9 0 · September 16, 2013 at 6:36 PM

I never had too many issues, but a friend of mine had some interesting results. Oddly enough, it wasn't from decreasing carbs, but increasing fats. He was coming around to my paleo way of thinking and changed up his breakfast to eggs and... (more)

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by 128 · April 02, 2014 at 3:48 AM

Starting about a year ago, I ended a course of antihistamines and started eating 100% Paleo. Since then, I have had itchy skin on my hands, feet, ear canals, and anal canal. It is very annoying, and I cannot seem to get rid of it. What could this... (more)

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Bellamoorena 0 · April 01, 2014 at 12:11 PM

This definitely seems to be the case of Histamine intolerance: Try to follow low Histamine Diet: 1. Use cream cheese, mild cheese and cottage cheese instead avoiding mature cheese. 2. Eliminate alcoholic beverages . 3. Avoid raw... (more)

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by 25 · August 21, 2013 at 1:42 PM

Hi, I've decided to try Paleo for many different reasons and I just wanted to ask you guys if you've seen any improvement on your hair and scalp? I'm a 23 years old female and I've had dandruff, eczema and hair loss for 2-3 years back now and... (more)

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wordsdrawnigh 0 · August 18, 2013 at 7:31 AM

I used to have horrible seborrheic dermatitis. The itching would at times be unbearable. My entire scalp was covered with a thick layer of yellow, scaly dried skin, and the dandruff was constant. No shampoos I tried seemed to help, and it was... (more)

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by 0 · August 27, 2013 at 1:57 PM

i've always had severe eczema since puberty. the rashes seem to have gotten mostly better with a mostly paleo diet. however, i still do itch a lot, especially at night. my IGE levels are very high, > 5000 with the immunocap test, normal is less... (more)

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CelticCaveGirl 0 · August 27, 2013 at 1:57 PM

Get a tapeworm or other nematode In all seriousness, IgE antibodies are used for killing off various parasites, especially worms. If nothing else helps, don't be so fastidious about dirt and give your immune system something to do. My eczema... (more)

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by 5 · May 26, 2013 at 5:26 PM

Help! Just started Paleo 2 weeks ago (exactly) for my kid, a 7 year-old with two patches of eczema on his legs. 14 days later there are days when it looks better and days when it doesn't (we're taking daily photos for comparison), but he's now... (more)

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Sigamagaw 0 · May 26, 2013 at 5:26 PM

I'd vote for the Auto immune paleo, as being the answer! If you think paleo is hard..try the AIP. But, I bet that is where your answer lies. Check out The Paleo Mom

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by 5 · May 21, 2013 at 1:02 AM

Particularly around the eyes and inner ears?

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CAlexRose 0 · May 21, 2013 at 1:02 AM

I'm wondering that too, especially since my eczema is adult onset (didn't start until I was 30!). I haven't had gluten in 8 years - I hope its not eggs, etc...

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by 30 · February 20, 2013 at 4:06 PM

About 6 months ago, I decided to try the anti-candida diet after being paleo for 8 months. I heard it was normal to suffer from the die-off symptoms, and that it would go away. The dizziness subsided, so I thought it was true. It was going well... (more)

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Jay_25 0 · January 16, 2013 at 2:34 PM

Actually yes. After going paleo for about a year, I have developed an eczema rash on my back. IT started out small than progressively got bigger and more irritated. I did not know what it was until the dermatologist tested it. He also advised... (more)

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by 109 · February 25, 2013 at 2:22 PM

Any thoughts or suggestions on things I can research on why my eczema always flares up right before menstruation? I'm fairly certain this has nothing to do with any changes in diet during this time. I have had my progesterone/estradiol tested mid... (more)

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Ashley_25 0 · December 17, 2012 at 8:27 AM

In Chinese medicine this condition is referred to as heat in the blood chamber. Could be many different causes but if you have the opportunity try contacting an East Asian Medical Provider for a custom herbal prescription. Full disclosure I go... (more)

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by 260 · October 09, 2012 at 1:00 AM

Hey Guys, I have been Paleo for a few months solid now and have had chronic stuffy/ runny nose. I went to the doc a few years ago and he told me I have overactive turbinates, which are the balloon like things in your nose that swell up around... (more)

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Millie_Barnes 0 · October 09, 2012 at 1:00 AM

It sound as though you have a good bit of detoxing to do. Definitely avoid all soy, gluten and lactose. Make sure you are getting enough saturated fats in the diet, almost 1/2 of your calories should be from fat, about 30% from protein (grass fed... (more)

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by 115 · September 28, 2012 at 3:35 PM

My poor little niece is 4 and has really terrible eczema. They have identified many things she is allergic to that cause flare ups: soy, milk, nuts, citrus, strawberries, and eggs are the ones I am aware of (because the poor thing has to wear a... (more)

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smith_1 0 · September 28, 2012 at 3:35 PM

Avoid consuming alcoholic beverages and spicy foods, and in addition, minimizing the intake of saturated fats and fermented cheeses mostly from junk food. Keep away from irritating your skin. Avoid scratchy fabrics like wool. Also, wash your... (more)

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by 573 · August 30, 2013 at 4:35 AM

I started using Ecos Free & Clear laundry soap during my pregnancy in 2010 (it was recommended as one of the better options for cloth diapers and I was getting in gear). I had no problems with it at the time. Then about 8 weeks postpartum I... (more)

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Adrienne_6 0 · August 30, 2013 at 4:35 AM

Hello, I completely feel what you've been going through, as I too have battled to something almost very similar in my skin (mainly on my hands). So, I have tried every single remedy for exema that you can think of, to find answers and something... (more)

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by 30 · January 26, 2013 at 5:49 AM

So I've battled eczema my whole life, and in the last 5 years it's just gotten progressively worse. I'm chronically itchy at least 70% of the day. I had allergy tests done by drawing blood and the results came back that I was allergic to just... (more)

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angel_5 0 · January 26, 2013 at 5:49 AM

Remove the coffee

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by 610 · August 31, 2013 at 8:20 AM

Ideally, I'd like to solve my seborrheic dermatitis through lifestyle and diet modifications, (rather than medicated shampoos etc...) but I'm not sure it's possible. I've had seborrheic dermatitis all my life. I am told that while I was an infant... (more)

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Seborrheic_dermatitis 0 · June 03, 2012 at 2:13 PM

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by 3841 · August 13, 2013 at 1:03 AM

I've been a lifelong eczema sufferer, and like all of my skin conditions, it got 90% better once I eliminated gluten. But occasionally, I will get hit with a case of dyshidrosis/dyshidrotic eczema (if you don't know what it is, it differs from... (more)

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lila_2 0 · August 13, 2013 at 1:03 AM

trea tree oil soap calms my outbreaks down.

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by 15 · April 09, 2012 at 12:08 AM

I have severely dry/itchy skin for the past few years. Switching to paleo has helped immensely, but sometimes when I take cod liver oil I will get terrible cramps a few hours later and vomit or diarrhea everything out. What am I doing wrong? My... (more)

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PaleoGran 0 · March 20, 2012 at 2:59 PM

Oliveoyl, I'm sorry about the troubles. Do you keep your CLO in the refrigerator? I have never had trouble with mine. Perhaps your oil has gone rancid. Is there a carrier oil for the CLO, or some other ingredient, or is it pure CLO? Have you... (more)

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by 258 · December 24, 2012 at 1:44 AM

i have eczema on 3 fingers on one hand. i used to have it on my legs and arms until i gave up gluten. that was over a year ago, but it still comes and goes on a regular basis, especially if my hand stays wet for long. any ideas?

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Joseph_4 0 · December 24, 2012 at 1:44 AM

An allergy from food or something you're being exposed to. For example, whenever I wash dishes, the dish soap causes eczema on my hands.