Articles

This section contains articles about eczema and related conditions written by doctors, specialists, journalists and individuals from professional bodies and organisations.

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  • Support with Sensitive Skin. #AHandtoHold

    Living with a skin condition that is difficult to manage, can have distressing effects on health and wellbeing throughout daily life. We want to reach out to anyone feeli...

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    Different types of hand eczema and treatment options

    Hand eczema (also known as contact dermatitis) is a common condition affecting up to 10% of the population. It results from a combination of factors, both internal (e.g. ...

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  • Emollient therapy and wet wraps for the treatment of eczema

    Information about the use of emollient therapy with Epaderm cream.

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  • Information about hand care and washing up products for people with eczema

    Information about Surcare washing up liquid and how people living with hand eczema may find a dermatologically tested product like Surcare kinder to their skin.

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    How people with eczema often have dairy allergies and how this can be managed

    Dairy is one of the most common food intolerance in people with eczema. However, embarking on a dairy free diet requires, above all, medical advice and guidance, together...

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  • Tubifast

    Wet wrapping involves applying an emollient that is then covered with a damp layer of the Tubifast? Garments.

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    Make up, cosmetics and paraben free products for people with eczema and contact allergies

    Cosmetics are hugely important in a woman’s life and it can be very difficult to find a product which will not aggravate skin which is prone to eczema. It can be ve...

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    Nappies and nappy care for babies with eczema

    A substantial proportion of babies with eczema do not get eczema in their nappy area. This is thought to be because of the humidity and the presence of urine which can ac...

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  • Information about Surcare laundry range suitable for people living with eczema

    Information about how using Surcare, a non-biological, dermatology tested range of washing products for laundry, can help and benefit eczema sufferers.

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    Soap substitutes

    Normal healthy skin has potential of hydrogen (pH) range of 5.4-5.9. If you use a soap that contains a high Ph, it can cause an increase in the Ph on the skin, which in t...

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  • No benefit in using antibiotics in treatment of eczema study shows

    Estimates suggest that 40% of eczema flares are treated with topical antibiotics, however findings from a study led by Cardiff University suggest there is no real benefit...

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    Staph aureus and how it can infect eczema

    Antibiotic-resistant superbugs are headline news. We are all familiar with the letters MRSA but perhaps not everyone knows that the SA stands for staphylococcus aureus.

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