The same thing happened to me--the dermatologist did a biopsy on my neck to make sure a red spot wasn't skin cancer. My dermatologist confirmed that it was "benign", but now I have a scar at the base of my neck, and it's in the front! Bummer! Of course, it was eczema. I've given up on dermatologists for eczema, too, since all they do is give us cortisone cremes. Moreover, eczema most definately can be cured. Your dermatologist may not know that because all he/she has to offer are cortisone cremes; and yes, with only cortisone cremes, eczema won't be cured because cortisone doesn't work to get to the cause of the eczema. Cortisone only works to suppress the symptoms. Only by taking care of the cause of the eczema, will it be cured.
I'm eager to find out how the ACV works for you. The theory is that eczema is in some way related to a fungal condition, and since I got my first case of eczema when I had candida, I'm not a skeptic.
Thankfully, I haven't had any problems with eczema since my last healing. My skin sometimes feels sensitive, though, and when it does, I use the Doctor's Defense, which helps greatly.
I'm contemplating taking a probiotic in light of the information in the article I posted that good bacteria works to keep eczema from developing. I still have some probiotics in my refrigerator from my candida days (probiotics are traditionally used for candida.) The expiration date on them is still good, but I wonder how strong they can be since they have been in my refrigerator for a few years now.
Funny, but when I first developed eczema several years ago and I was posting on the candida board, someone said to put natural yogurt on it. I never got around to trying that, but I can see now why it would work--yogurt is filled with good bacteria, and many (including me) eat it as a natural probiotic. I still don't know if I'll try using it on my skin, but I'm definately thinking about it. Also, L'Occatane has a milk moisturizing creme with almond oil in it, which I've decided to try. I've tested it out when I received a sample after having bought the L'Occatane lip balm (chapstick) for winter recently, and I wasn't sensitive to it. My theory is that the milk in it will encourage the growth of good bacteria since bacteria likes milk. Isn't that crazy? Oh well, who knows, it might work!