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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  • Treatment of Hand Eczema – what the patient should know

    Hand Eczema (also referred to as Hand Dermatitis) is a common condition. Symptoms can include redness, itch, scales, cracking, blisters, and pain. About 10% of people in ...

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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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  • Psychological Support Dermatology

    Experts from the Severe Eczema and Psoriasis Team at St. John's Institute of Dermatology, St Guys’ and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, have warned that derma...

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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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  • Infants with eczema may be more prone to peanut allergies

    A recent study has shown that exposure to peanut proteins in household dust may increase the risk of peanut allergies in infants with eczema.

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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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  • Allergy-Causing House Dust Mites

    Humans have always been exposed to house dust mites, but recently they have become a major health problem. They are known to cause the allergic diseases of rhinitis, asth...

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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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  • Psychodermatology

    Psychodermatology is a health speciality where psychology, psychiatry and dermatology overlap. The link between the skin and the mind is clear in an everyday sense.

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  • British Association of Dermatologists launches psychological support website

    The British Association of Dermatologists (BAD) launches Skin Support, a Department of Health funded website providing psychological support for people with skin conditio...

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  • Dissatisfaction in atopic dermatitis treatment

    Latest results from GfK Disease Atlas, a real-world evidence program linking physician- and patient-reported treatment data, reveals major gaps in satisfaction levels for...

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  • Independent King’s Fund report finds major failings in NHS services for people with skin disea...

    A report by the King’s Fund* into a major NHS specialty - dermatology - has identified staff shortages, poor training, inconsistent quality in diagnosis and treatment a...

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