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#391 of 395 Old 12-31-2006, 04:51 PM
 
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Welcome, Melissa! Yes, it sounds like you belong here. Have you ever tried SCD for your UC?

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Welcome, Melissa! Yes, it sounds like you belong here. Have you ever tried SCD for your UC?
Hi!! Glad to be here! I've attempted it at least 10 times, but I never make it more than one day. I just get too hungry, nursing seems to really burn a lot of calories for me. I've lost so much weight, I'm afraid to keep losing more, brtween my anemia and weight loss, I'm just so fatigued and weak lately.
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mommy2girlies--Thrush is a symptom of a yeast overgrowth. Eczema can be caused by yeast, too, or by food allergies, or by essential fatty acid deficit. Splenda's a chemical sweetener and I wouldn't use it. Stevia, while not SCD legal (but Splenda isn't either), is an herbal calorie-free sweetener you could try.

If you think dairy is causing your DS's problems, you need to eliminate it for several weeks--it takes up to 6 weeks for dairy to get out of your system. If that doesn't help or doesn't completely clear up the issues, you might want to consider a candida program with diet changes, anti-fungals or enzymes, and probiotics. The probiotics would be a good idea in any case.
Ok, so thrush is gone. I found Stevia at our local grocery store and I've been using that. But eczema is still there. I haven't gone full non dairy yet : hard thru the holidays..And we've stopped giving him any solids. But we were really analyzing what could be the problem and we both (dh and I) recall that the eczema didn't start till after we started him on solids. So although Im pretty sure he is dairy sensitive, I don't think thats what caused the eczema, seeing as how it didn't appear earlier, before solids. So now Im only bf'ing and watching the eczema and if it disappears, we'll add solids back in one at a time. I read a good way of introducing solids. You touch their face w/ the food, then wait 4 hours for a reaction, if no reaction, you put some on their lips, wait again, etc. I think this'll be the way we do it.

Anyone have any suggestions or thoughts on what could be the cause of the eczema. its fairly mild, but I hate that he has it at all. He only ever ate either fresh or jarred (organic) sweet potato, avocado, carrot, pear. Im not sure if these foods are normal allergens. Thanks in advance

ps, Dh is doing wonderfully after we started w/ the SCD diet!!: We're not following it to the letter (hard to make the commitment) but he's been pain free since we started!
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Ok, so thrush is gone. I found Stevia at our local grocery store and I've been using that. But eczema is still there. I haven't gone full non dairy yet : hard thru the holidays..And we've stopped giving him any solids. But we were really analyzing what could be the problem and we both (dh and I) recall that the eczema didn't start till after we started him on solids. So although Im pretty sure he is dairy sensitive, I don't think thats what caused the eczema, seeing as how it didn't appear earlier, before solids. So now Im only bf'ing and watching the eczema and if it disappears, we'll add solids back in one at a time. I read a good way of introducing solids. You touch their face w/ the food, then wait 4 hours for a reaction, if no reaction, you put some on their lips, wait again, etc. I think this'll be the way we do it.

Anyone have any suggestions or thoughts on what could be the cause of the eczema. its fairly mild, but I hate that he has it at all. He only ever ate either fresh or jarred (organic) sweet potato, avocado, carrot, pear. Im not sure if these foods are normal allergens. Thanks in advance

ps, Dh is doing wonderfully after we started w/ the SCD diet!!: We're not following it to the letter (hard to make the commitment) but he's been pain free since we started!
You can move to the Jan. thread (link is in the previous post)

My DD's eczema which had disappeared came back when she started solids. I only gave her a couple of veggies and I've taken her off solids twice since then, but she still has eczema and it's actually gotten worse. So...hopefully your experience will be different but IME there's no guarantee taking your DS off solids will help his eczema. Although I've recently discovered that my DD reacts to wheat and tree nuts as well, so maybe now that I've figured that out her eczema will finally go away.
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