Will My Child Out Grow His Eczema? Child Eczema When the most common type of chronic eczema first appears in infancy it is often referred to as baby or child eczema. Of new cases of child eczema each year, 65% are diagnosed in babies less than one year of age. It is this age group…

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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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Eczema Infections How Can I Avoid Infections That Can Occur With Eczema? Among the complications eczema causes, none is more serious than those that result from infection of the skin.  Known for periods of distressful symptoms (called “flare ups”), alternating with periods of remission, eczema outbreaks most often begin with intense itching and a dry…

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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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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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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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