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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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Water IRRITATES skin IF…Skin is frequently wet without the immediate application of an effective moisturizer.Moisture evaporates, causing the skin...
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•    Water hydrates the stratum corneum (the top layer of skin).•    Water softens skin so the topical medications and...
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TAKE AT LEAST ONE BATH OR SHOWER PER DAY. Use warm, not hot, water for at least 10 to 15 minutes. Avoid scrubbing your skin with a washcloth.USE A...
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Basic skin care can enhance the effect of prescription drugs, and it can prevent or minimize the severity of eczema relapse.
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The most important treatment for dry skin is to put water back in it. The best way to get water into your skin is to briefly soak in a bath or shower...
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When your skin is dry, it is not because it lacks grease or oil, but because it fails to retain water. For this reason, a good daily skin care...
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Wind, low humidity, cold temperature, excessive washing without use of moisturizers, and use of harsh, drying soaps can all cause dry skin and...
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Eczema is a chronic recurring skin disorder that results in dry, easily irritated, itchy skin. There is no cure for eczema, but good daily skin care...