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Old 11-08-2017, 16:53   #1
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How many of you have Eczema and type 2?
I have it one my feet.
Dyshidrotic Eczema.
Have had it for a couple of years.
Clears almost up at the beach and very dry areas of the country.

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Is it really eczema and not fungus? I had something similar, also on just one foot, and I treated it like eczema for years. It wasn't until I started treating it like athlete's foot that it cleared up for good. I'll never forget the look on my dermatologists' face when that happened. LOL

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What did you treat it with? I don't think that is what it is. My husband does not have it and we use the same shower.

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Old 11-10-2017, 23:39   #4
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eczema is an inflammation.

I believe that carbohydrates complicates inflammation

I have plaque psoriasis (also inflammation) and it flared up a lot before I started to go keto.

after a few months doing keto, I not longer have flareups

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The dermatologist says diabetes has not been shown to cause eczema but can make it worse. I have eczema on my arm that clearly is affected by high blood sugar. Get it back down, it goes away but takes a long time to heal. I know from previous experience, not having enough citrus slows or stops healing in me, so I try to remember that - raises your blood sugar though as fruit is relatively high.

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