Facts

“Although it looks unpleasant, it’s not contagious, and with treatment the inflammation can be reduced, although the skin may always be sensitive to flare-ups and will need extra care.”

- askamum.co.uk

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Causes

“No one really knows what causes eczema. It’s an immune system reaction that can be triggered by certain soaps, creams, allergies, and detergents, & may worsen with stress, heat, & sweat. “

- webmd.com

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Myths

“Because eczema can look unsightly, many people assume it’s infectious – this is one of the reasons many children get bullied. But it’s Ccertainly not catching.”

- madeformums.com

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The good news is that many children grow out of it by the age of about 3, and 90% will do so by the time they are 8 years of age - Dr Hilary Jones

Eczema News & Updates

Latest eczema news and discussions from around the web.

Eczema And Alternative Therapies

Posted by admin on May 5, 2013

Eczema is known as a skin disease with no known cure. However, skin doctors and other dermatologists have discovered some ways on how to manage the symptoms of the disease. The primary concern is on the alleviation of the discomfort (itchiness and eventual pain),...

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Eczema – Basic Causes, Symptoms & Treatments

Posted by admin on Apr 25, 2013

Eczema is the generic term used to name a group of medical conditions that show the skin being inflamed or irritated. The most common of this group is atopic dermatitis or atopic eczema. Atopic is used to refer to a group of diseases that comes with a tendency to...

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Treating Eczema the Natural Way

Posted by admin on Apr 20, 2013

Eczema is a kind of chronic skin disease that is typically acquired by infants. This usually begins as rashes that itch. The skin when infected with this appears red, dry and scaly. Infants get this disease on their cheeks, knees or elbows. There are also some adults...

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What You Need to Know if Your Child has Eczema

Posted by admin on Apr 12, 2013

Eczema, also called atopic dermatitis, is a skin condition that often frustrates parents and kids. Not only is it difficult to manage because of the lack of cure but parents also get confused with how different doctors treat the problem. Eczema may start with...

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Basic Facts and Truths about Eczema

Posted by admin on Apr 9, 2013

Most parents find it hard to deal with any problems and sicknesses that are experienced by their kids. It is even harder to deal with conditions that have no cure such as eczema. The best thing that they can do in this case to help their kids is to look for ways to...

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Food Allergies – Common Cause of Eczema

Posted by admin on Apr 4, 2013

Among the many known and probable causes of eczema, many numbers of its sufferers acquire such through food allergies. The condition is also referred to as atopic dermatitis. This is a kind of skin rash with prominent symptoms such as redness, itchiness and scaly look...

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