Being a teenager can be difficult and having a chronic skin condition that can cause stress, embarrassment and pain can make the teen years even more testing. Teenagers and young people with eczema can feel
Eczema skin needs emollients every single day - without exception. It is vital to keep the skin moisturised and provide a barrier. Eczema skin has a shortage of fats and oils surrounding the skin cells,
NHS England have made changes to items that can be routinely prescribed in primary care and it has impacted some eczema treatments. In particular we’ve heard from families now struggling to get emollients, bath/shower emollient
Georgie worked with Eczema Outreach Support a couple of years ago and it's great to see her experience of eczema and eczema herpeticum documented in this BBC World Service film. Read more here.
People who use emollient creams to treat dry and itchy skin conditions are being warned they can build up in fabrics and cause them to catch fire more easily. The medicines regulator says clear
Bath oils used to help treat eczema in children offer no meaningful benefit as part of their care, a trial has found. Emollient bath additives are estimated to make up as much as a