Eczema Treatment

Eczema treatment can consist of a direct attack using creams and medications or be combined with simple preventative measures. The type of treatment that is right for you will depend on many factors, including the type and severity of the eczema, your preferences, and past treatments. Usually topical eczema creams […] Read more »

Baby & Infant Eczema

Infant eczema ranges from slight redness of the skin to severe, irritating itching. The most important factors to consider for preventing infant eczema include moisturizing, nutrition, hygiene, and allergy awareness and prevention. However, when an infant’s parents have eczema there is an 80% chance the baby will also develop eczema. […] Read more »

Hand Eczema

Hand eczema refers to any type of eczema that appears on the hands, usually affecting both of them. It is not contagious and is caused by factors such as allergic reactions, contact with irritants in the workplace, or is hereditary. Hand eczemas commonly affect people who have eczema elsewhere on […] Read more »

Eczema Creams

The most popular method of relief for eczema is the application of soothing eczema cream. Eczema creams work by keeping the skin hydrated with a combination of oil and water-based substances. On the other hand, eczema ointments have a petroleum base. Medications work differently in different types of solutions because […] Read more »

What is Eczema?

The word ‘eczema’ derives from a Greek word, ‘ekzein’ which means ‘to break out or boil over. Eczema is also called ‘dermatitis’ from the Greek word for skin. These terms are used interchangeably to describe a wide group of skin diseases that all share the symptoms of inflamed and itchy […] Read more »