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#25201 - 09/24/09 08:51 PM Scaling on the face
cschaap Offline
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Registered: 07/06/09
Posts: 71
Loc: Crown Pt., Indiana
My son's face is peeling really bad right now. I use amlactin on his body once a day to help exfoliate and of course aquaphor but I get nervous about putting the amlactin on his face. It just seems kind of strong. Is there anything else that might work better?

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My name is Candace. My son, kenny was born May 19, 2009 diagnosed with Lamellar Ichthyosis. My daughter Chloe was born June 4, 2011 unaffected.

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#25203 - 09/24/09 11:29 PM Re: Scaling on the face [Re: cschaap]
KimNL Offline
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Registered: 07/31/08
Posts: 146
Loc: Holyrood, NL, Canada
Hi Candace,
We've tried Dermal therapy - which worked for a short while but we usually use Lac-Hydrin 12% on Casey. We start with that, then our Cetphil/aloe/glycerin mixture and finish with Aquaphor. We do that 3 times a day. She is 18 months old and tolerates it well but we have been using different things, i.e. dermal therapy since she was quite young. As long as it isn't applied immediately following the bath, it hasn't seemed to bother her.
I find the face and scalp to be my biggest struggles for Casey - but we soldier on and do th ebest we can.
Kim
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Kim
Mom to Casey born Feb 17/08(?LI/CIE), Sara born Feb 18/06, and Kaitlyn born July 2/03
Casey has been tested positive for a genetic mutation in the ICHTHYIN gene (which is indicative of either LI or CIE)


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#25210 - 09/25/09 08:06 PM Re: Scaling on the face [Re: KimNL]
MomofPrincesses Offline
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Registered: 06/27/09
Posts: 254
Loc: Mobile, AL
We use Amlactin on Kallie's face and she doesn't seem to be bothered by it.
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Kati, Mom to Kennedy Jane (March 2007 -- unaffected) and Kallie (May 2009 -- collodian layer and no diagnoses yet)

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#25227 - 09/29/09 02:09 PM Re: Scaling on the face [Re: MomofPrincesses]
BritMum Offline
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Registered: 07/25/08
Posts: 226
Loc: UK
We use Calmurid and it seems to do the trick!

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#25228 - 09/29/09 08:57 PM Re: Scaling on the face [Re: BritMum]
cschaap Offline
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Registered: 07/06/09
Posts: 71
Loc: Crown Pt., Indiana
Is Calmurid over the counter? Where do you get it?
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My name is Candace. My son, kenny was born May 19, 2009 diagnosed with Lamellar Ichthyosis. My daughter Chloe was born June 4, 2011 unaffected.

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#25247 - 10/02/09 06:49 PM Re: Scaling on the face [Re: cschaap]
BritMum Offline
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Registered: 07/25/08
Posts: 226
Loc: UK
We get it on prescription here in the UK. Not sure if you can get it OTC in the US???

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#25286 - 10/16/09 05:18 AM Re: Scaling on the face [Re: BritMum]
chrisbiggs Offline
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Registered: 10/16/09
Posts: 1
Have you used different clays with minerals? Or it's only useless myths?
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