Treating Eczema Use of eczema creams for prevention and treatment of symptoms is growing in popularity among patients with eczema.  The desire to become more informed and involved in our healthcare has led to patients with chronic conditions seeking out safer, more effective treatment options.  So it is with eczema sufferers. Where physicians were once…

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Risks Associated with Eczema “Baby eczema” is a term sometimes used to describe the most common chronic type of eczema when it appears first in infancy.  Of new cases of eczema, 65% are diagnosed in babies less than one year of age. It is this age group of eczema suffers that are the most difficult…

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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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What Should I Do If My Eczema Symptoms Worsen? Though we still do not know what causes eczema, and as our search for a cure continues, great progress has been made in the treatment of eczema symptoms.  Long gone are the remedies of the Victorian age, such as strawberry baths and application of slugs to…

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