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#1 of 3 Old 11-17-2008, 12:29 PM - Thread Starter
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Has anyone else done this? DS' eczema is so bad and I want to give it a try.

Are there any hidden dairy sources I need to watch out for besides the obvious?

How long until I see some results, if this is going to work? (I was thinking of doing it for a month- hoping to see something by then!)

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Hi! I've had to cut out dairy to keep DD's eczema at bay. It took a few weeks to see results, so a month time frame sounds about right to try. As for what to avoid, other than the obvious, check ingredient lists carefully. Lots of things you may not think would have dairy, in fact do. My mom just brought me some granola. Sure enough, skim milk powder is an ingredient. Whey and casein are two ingredients that are dairy. Be careful when dining out. It seems hard to get a salad these days without cheese on it. Just make sure you ask. It can be frustrating to think that the elimination isn't helping, when the truth is that dairy is somehow sneaking into your diet. Good luck! There are still days when I'd kill for a slice of pizza, but the upside is it has helped me lose weight!

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DS2 had excema as a little baby. I first switched to non-dye/perfume detergent and an extra rinse cycle for the laundry. I think that did a lot of it. At the same time I cut out most dairy to see if it would help his gassiness/poopiness/fussiness. I only cut the obvious sources - I didn't go crazy with ingredient-reading, and luckily I didn't have to, as it helped his tummy right away and - I think - helped the excema.
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