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National Eczema Association

National Eczema Association
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Contact

Telephone:
Address:
800-818-7546
4460 Redwood Highway, Suite 16D
San Rafael, CA 94903
 

Organization website: www.nationaleczema.org

About Us

The National Eczema Association improves the health and quality of life for individuals with eczema through research, support and education. The National Eczema Association is a national, patient-oriented organization which is governed by a Board of Directors and guided by a Scientific Advisory Committee comprised of physicians and scientists who donate their time and expertise. NEA is entirely supported through individual and corporate contributions and is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. NEA receives no federal grants or sub grants, or federal contracts or subcontracts.

 

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Moisturizers should be applied at least twice daily—in a thick layer. Generally two types of moisturizers are recommended for treating eczema:...
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Bleach baths may be recommended by your dermatologist if your child has moderate to severe eczema and/or a history of infection. Bleach baths help...
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Daily bathing is recommended for infants and children with eczema. Baths are generally preferred over showers. Baths should be warm, not hot, and...
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Treating eczema requires treating both skin dryness and skin inflammation. A good bathing routine is necessary to treat skin dryness. Anti...
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Unfortunately, there are no cures for eczema. Fortunately, in most children eczema becomes less severe with time. The good news is eczema can be...
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Eczema flares occur when the skin is very dry, it comes in contact with irritating substances or allergic triggers, or when the skin is infected...
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The location and appearance of eczema changes as children grow. In young babies, eczema is most prominent on the cheeks, forehead, and scalp. It may...
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Eczema tends to be more common in families that have a history of eczema, hay fever, and asthma. These disorders are all a part of what is called the...
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DON’T SCRATCH OR RUB THE SKIN. These actions can worsen any itch. Instead, apply a moisturizer whenever the skin feels dry or itchy. A cool gel pack...
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While your skin is still wet, apply prescription medications, and then apply a moisturizer to all your skin (it is important to properly apply...
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There are three basic classes of moisturizers:OINTMENTS are semi-solid greases that help to hydrate the skin by preventing water loss. Petroleum...
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Moisturizing improves skin hydration and barrier function.Moisturizers are more effective when applied to skin that has been soaked in water.
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A soak in a tub of lukewarm water for 10?–?15 minutes will help the skin absorb water. You may wish to try one of the following for specific...
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Either a bath or shower (about 10?–?15 minutes long) will keep the skin from drying out.DO NOT rub your skin.DO NOT completely dry your skin after...
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•    Gently cleanse your skin each day.•    Use mild, non-soap cleansers.•    Use fragrance-free, dye...