For those that might be wondering how Zainab is doing, she’s great Alhamdulillah! She’s still off dairy but can tolerate a bit here and there, it causes some eczema but it goes away once she stops the dairy. Peanuts are off limits. Otherwise I feel that it’s safe to say that the nightmare is truly… Continue reading 21 months steroid free
I think I stopped counting the months at some point. I think it was when Zainab’s last major flare ended. I think we’ve transitioned into the world of “normal eczema”. She looks normal. Just some dry flaky skin here and there on her back, neck and face and inside her elbows. We live an ordinary… Continue reading 15 months steroid free
Zainab’s neck is in really bad shape, this picture is from a few days ago. I’ve finally started bandaging her whole head because her ears have started oozing badly again. The swelling around her neck is scary. No one ever told me not to use the ts on her neck or her face or her… Continue reading Raw skin, looks like a severe burn.
I haven’t posted any pics for a while. Zainab’s TSW was really great for a while, so I guess we got busy with life. In the beginning of her 7th month things seemed to start moving forward. Her skin was amazing for a while as all the eczema faded away. Her itch was almost gone.… Continue reading
We just finished our 7th month without steroid creams. Some nights are still a bit itchy. The days are great masha Allah! (by the will of God) It feels like such a miracle. A month ago I felt in complete doubt about her skin ever clearing up. About the puffiness in my daughters eyes going… Continue reading 7 months steroid free
My daughter Zainab had mild eczema as a baby. We used topical steroid creams, primarily fucicort sparingly for the first year and a half of her life. We stopped using topical steroids 6th July 2013. She was 3 years and 1 month old. I had used topical steroid creams 7 days monthly for almost 1.5… Continue reading Zainab’s Eczema