Should I Care For My Skin Differently In Summer Than In Winter If I have Eczema? No one knows what causes an eczema rash.  Known for periods of distressful symptoms (called “flare ups”) alternating with periods of remission, eczema almost always begins as a dry skin rash with intense itching.  Breakouts may be widespread, covering…

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“What is eczema exactly?” Millions of people find themselves asking this question when an EXTREMELY itchy rash brings them in to see their doctor.  The word “eczema” actually means “skin inflammation”, and defines a group of skin conditions that cause various symptoms such as dryness, irritation, swelling, itching, and oozing of the skin.  An eczema…

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What Should I Do When I Come In Contact With Poison Ivy? If you suspect that you have come in contact with poison ivy, immediately wash your hands and other parts of your body contaminated with the urishol oil. You may use plain soap and water at first and follow with a citrus Skin Exfoliator…

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How Is Eczema Treated? Eczema Treatment   Eczema treatment has advanced tremendously from historical remedies of strawberry baths and application of slugs to affected areas.  Though research continues in search of a definitive cause and cure, suffers are now better able to prevent outbreaks and control distressful itching. Hence, eczema treatment is a must. Eczema…

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The Fear to Have Eczema “Is eczema contagious?”  This question is likely one of the first a parent will ask when their child is diagnosed with eczema.  The simple answer to this question is “no”, however noticeable symptoms of eczema create an illusion that it can be spread.  This is particularly difficult for school age…

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How Can I Control The Itching Associated With Eczema? Eczema Itching Ask any eczema itching sufferer how they would improve their eczema treatment, and they will most likely say something like “Get rid of this eczema itching!”  Without proper treatment the eczema itching associated with eczema outbreaks is often so severe that the sufferer is…

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