This health video will focus on ways and treatment to help Eczema.
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Jennifer Mathew: Life is a playground for Magen Birnbaum, now that her eczema is under control. Barbara Birnbaum: And once she started scratching there was no stopping. Jennifer Mathew: This is Magen at two months old. Eczema caused a faint rash on her face and that was the least of her problems. Barbara Birnbaum: Her body was just craving to be scratched and itched. Dr. Lawrence Eichenfield: Magen how are you doing? Jennifer Mathew: Here's Magen today. Her check-up is with pediatric dermatologist Lawrence Eichenfield or more like play time than doctor's visits. Dr. Lawrence Eichenfield: Did you bring your belly button today? Jennifer Mathew: Her skin is all clear, thanks to a cream called ELIDEL. Dr. Lawrence Eichenfield: And that really allows you to maintain the patient or the child in a disease free state which is a tremendous breakthrough for the child and the family. Jennifer Mathew: Dr. Eichenfield says that the traditional form of treatment steroid cream clears up the eczema, but damages the skin. Dr. Lawrence Eichenfield: The families are too fearful to use the medicines to get the inflammation under control. Magen Birnbaum: I itch like heel only. Jennifer Mathew: Dr. Eichenfield says patients don't have to worry about ELIDEL. Magen even puts it on herself. Magen Birnbaum: I have to do this one. Barbara Birnbaum: It's wonderful. It's a miracle cream. Her skin can handle sunblock. It can handle sunshine, swim suits. Jennifer Mathew: And a fun afternoon at the playground. This is Jennifer Mathew reporting. Jennifer Mathew: Life is a playground for Magen Birnbaum, now that her eczema is under control. Barbara Birnbaum: And once she started scratching there was no stopping. Jennifer Mathew: This is Magen at two months old. Eczema caused a faint rash on her face and that was the least of her problems. Barbara Birnbaum: Her body was just craving to be scratched and itched. Dr. Lawrence Eichenfield: Magen how are you doing? Jennifer Mathew: Here's Magen today. Her check-up is with pediatric dermatologist Lawrence Eichenfield or more like play time than doctor's visits. Dr. Lawrence Eichenfield: Did you bring your belly button today? Jennifer Mathew: Her skin is all clear, thanks to a cream called ELIDEL. Dr. Lawrence Eichenfield: And that really allows you to maintain the patient or the child in a disease free state which is a tremendous breakthrough for the child and the family. Jennifer Mathew: Dr. Eichenfield says that the traditional form of treatment steroid cream clears up the eczema, but damages the skin. Dr. Lawrence Eichenfield: The families are too fearful to use the medicines to get the inflammation under control. Magen Birnbaum: I itch like heel only. Jennifer Mathew: Dr. Eichenfield says patients don't have to worry about ELIDEL. Magen even puts it on herself. Magen Birnbaum: I have to do this one. Barbara Birnbaum: It's wonderful. It's a miracle cream. Her skin can handle sunblock. It can handle sunshine, swim suits. Jennifer Mathew: And a fun afternoon at the playground. This is Jennifer Mathew reporting. Jennifer Mathew: Life is a playground for Magen Birnbaum, now that her eczema is under control. Barbara Birnbaum: And once she started scratching there was no stopping. Jennifer Mathew: This is Magen at two months old. Eczema caused a faint rash on her face and that was the least of her problems. Barbara Birnbaum: Her body was just craving to be scratched and itched. Dr. Lawrence Eichenfield: Magen how are you doing? Jennifer Mathew: Here's Magen today. Her check-up is with pediatric dermatologist Lawrence Eichenfield or more like play time than doctor's visits. Dr. Lawrence Eichenfield: Did you bring your belly button today? Jennifer Mathew: Her skin is all clear, thanks to a cream called ELIDEL. Dr. Lawrence Eichenfield: And that really allows you to maintain the patient or the child in a disease free state which is a tremendous breakthrough

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