Dermo steroid strips to heal nodular prurigo

This blog post seems a nonsense on the back of my fears about steroids, but having nodular prurigo can be infuriating. The little itchy, hard lumps itch so much you just have to tear off the top, and they bleed like an erupting volcano and I mean bleed, for AGES! All this means that they […]

Cutting out processed food to help eczema, Day 4

Just a quick blog post today to say, it’s getting better. It’s slowly getting easier. Today I have had stewed apples with some porridge, chia seeds and pumpkin and sunflower seeds added, made with oat milk. No picture of this because I can never seem to take a photo of porridge that doesn’t look like […]

Cutting out processed foods to help eczema – Day 1

I wanted to do a series of video blogs about this but my iphone has decided I shouldn’t be videoing myself. I have managed to go pretty much ‘processed food free’ now for months but I keep slipping up. I get it right for days at a time and then temptation falls in my path […]

Could prurigo be caused by processed foods?

There is apparently no real known cause for nodular prurigo (NP) although insect bites can trigger it. Generally it’s just something doctors say you have and which will go away when you stop scratching. But boy does prurigo itch. And it bleeds. Man does it bleed. It’s not like normal eczema. It bleeds profusely, sometimes […]

What is nodular prurigo?

What on earth is nodular prurigo, why does it happen and how do you get rid of it? It’s unsightly, itchy and can seem to never get better but it is possible to heal it, with perserverance and lots of moisturiser…