Eczema can be an extremely uncomfortable condition for children and teenagers, causing itchy, sore and irritable skin. If you’re looking for additional support to help manage and control your child’s eczema, then sign-up for talkhealth’s FREE myeczemachild patient support programme today.
myeczemachild provides 24 weeks of dedicated support, sent to you by email in bite-size chunks. Every week there is a PDF for you to download or print containing practical information about how to manage eczema, written by talkhealth and medical experts. Plus 4 weeks specifically written for children, with stories, hints and tips written by Eczema Outreach Support charity. Some of the topics the programme covers include:
- Types of eczema
- General emollient advice
- Patient stories and hints & tips
- Practical information about eczema triggers
- Preparing your child for nursery/school
- What to ask your GP or Dermatologist
- Itch-scratch-cycle and much more!
Sponsor of myeczemachild
Mölnlycke Health Care Ltd are a world leading medical solutions company and manufacturers of an emollient range including Epaderm® Ointment, Epaderm® Cream and Epaderm® Junior, designed to help calm irritated skin. Epaderm has been specially developed by dermatologists for the management of dry skin conditions, including eczema and psoriasis.
All content provided in the myeczemachild Support Programme has been written by both medical professionals and talkhealth and certified by the Information Standard, based on available medical evidence (sources of evidence available on request) and is for information purposes only. It does not constitute a replacement for professional medical advice. If you are concerned about any aspects of your health or wish to discuss something you have read within the support programme, you should make an appointment to see your doctor. You should always seek medical advice before changing your treatment routine. talkhealth does not endorse any specific products, brands, or treatments. The myeczemachild Support Programme is supported in part by an educational grant from Mölnlycke Health Care Ltd, manufacturers of Epaderm®. The content is independent of and not influenced by Mölnlycke Health Care Ltd and editorial control remains with talkhealth. No personal details will be shared with the supporting company.
Last revised: 5 July 2018
Next review: 3 April 2021