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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    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 large proportion of babies with eczema do not get it in their nappy area. This is thought to be because of the humidity and the presence of urine which can act as a nat...

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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

    Soap is an alkaline and is very drying to skin, even more so for sufferers of eczema. It is essential therefore to find a soap substitute that works for you.

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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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    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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