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Tagged: eczema flares

Managing eczema while looking after children

7Nov

Hi everyone! My name is Rebecca and I suffer from eczema. I have had eczema since I was a baby but I remember the first time I had a major break-out, I was about six years old and I missed … Continue reading

  

Winter skin and emollients

19Jan

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Many people have naturally dry skin, and this can be made worse by cold weather, central heating at home and air conditioning at work. Dry skin is often rough and scaly, feels uncomfortable and tends to be itchy. Coping with … Continue reading

  

Alcohol and atopic eczema

17Dec

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  Some trigger factors for  acute atopic eczema flare-ups are easier to recognise than others. Those that are better known are stress, season, and allergies. Others include air-conditioning, sleep-overs, and drinking alcohol, for example. Alcoholic drinks like beer, spirits and wine … Continue reading

  

Stop the scraaaaatching!

15May

These words will forever be ingrained in my mind! My nan would say this on a regular basis when I was a child. Although she meant it lovingly and said the scratching in a very exaggerated way, she even added … Continue reading

  

Antimicrobial Use Could End Misery Of Eczema Flare-Up For Millions Of Sufferers In The UK

23Sep

The most common cause of a flare-up in atopic eczema is a bacterium known as Staphylococcus aureus. Despite growing scientific evidence that Staphylococcus aureus makes atopic eczema worse and hinders healing, a survey conducted by YouGov in August 2010 amongst … Continue reading

  

What causes flares of eczema in children?

17Nov

A recent study* published in the British Journal of Dermatology has tried to answer this important question. The authors sought to identify which environmental factors might worsen eczema. They studied sixty children with eczema aged between 0 and 15 years … Continue reading