Testing for allergies is vital for controlling and managing your eczema. There are many different types of tests available and we have listed them below. Eczema prick testing and patch testing for allergies are the best ones for establishing what affects your skin and body the most.
What’s the first thought you have when you wake up on a morning? How’s the weather? What’s work going to be like today? Well, for me waking up with eczema every day, my first thought is ‘ How bad is my eczema?’ If I’ve been kept up all night scratching or in pain with my eczema…….
Looking back now, I guess I didn’t have a really bad time at school, but I put this is down to my skill at avoiding problem situations and the fact that I had built a completely false persona. If I hadn’t made so many excuses and gotten so adept at avoiding things, I dread to think how much worse things could have been for me…..
A parent who suffers from eczema or has a child who suffers from eczema will always want to know if their newborn child has the same condition when first born. In my experience as a parent who has eczema and also a parent who cares for a child who has really bad eczema……………….
This is a post from a young Eczema sufferer, who shares her experiences Growing up with eczema. We don’t like to put words into peoples mouths so we have left this message exactly like we found it. It’s the painful truth and sometimes we hide away from the truth about eczema.
If you’ve been struggling with eczema all your life, you probably feel as if you’ve reached the end of the road. All the hopes you had of a cure might have dissipated over the years and you kind of feel that what is remaining is hope for the best and prepare for the worst. Latest eczema research 2017-2018……….
The best Bonfire night eczema advice we can give you is…. Don’t let eczema spoil the fun! Bonfire night should be enjoyed by all, having eczema should be no reason not to enjoy it. Even if you’re experiencing a flare-up, you can still watch the fireworks through the window and have fun and games inside.
Every child should be able to enjoy not just Halloween but every special event and celebration without fear that they will be in pain or suffer. With these top tips to enjoy Halloween, it hopefully ensures your night runs smoother. Why should they miss out just because they have eczema?
Eczema is not a specific disease but it is the name for a group of conditions that cause the skin to become red and raised tiny sores containing fluid atop, elevated plaques. It is very common nowadays but fortunately not contagious that means you can’t catch it from someone else.
This is a lovely and heartbreaking blog sent in by one of our readers. She has given us permission to share it, in the hope it helps others who find themselves in a similar position. She also offers some helpful advice on eczema. I have a number of memories from when I was the parent ….
I’m sorry if this blog isn’t all sunshine and rainbows, but living with eczema is anything but, also the fact that eczema and depression go hand in hand. Granted, eczema is a painful condition characterized by feelings of inadequacy, low self-esteem, questions of “why me” just to mention but a few
Foods that affect eczema In this blog we talk about, Foods that affect eczema. Eczema is not a specific disease but it is the name for a group of conditions that cause the skin to become red and raised tiny sores containing fluid atop, elevated plaques. It is very...
Cracked fingertips cause an enormous amount of pain. The cuts are so small, but they prevent me from doing major tasks. For example, when I go to sleep I have to put plasters ( Band-aid) on the ends of all my fingers to soften them up overnight. At work, I can’t hold or grip anything and have to wear gloves…
Eczema and allergies, what are the connections? Well.. Case studies have shown that if one or both parents have eczema, asthma, or seasonal allergies, their child is more likely to have eczema. Did you as a child have Eczema and now suffer from hayfever or asthma?
We set up this website to help anyone who suffers or cares for someone with Eczema. eczema support and contact details are so important. Often, I get asked ‘ who apart from my doctor can help me’ Well. there are many organization out there that offer free and impartial information and advice.
There are loads of variations on these so please seek medical advice and don’t self-diagnose as this can lead to the wrong type of treatment being applied. People often say to us ‘ I suffer from eczema’ and we reply ‘ which type?’ and I’m always shocked when they say they don’t know..
Having Eczema is no fun at all and trying to find Eczema products that help is a hard task. The products in this article have been sent in to us by supporters and followers from our FACEBOOK group, ‘Eczema support group’ please feel free to join our group. It’s great to have someone to talk to and share your experiences with.
Would you like to help researchers at The University of Sheffield and The University of Manchester understand how our skin develops from birth and identify early risk factors for developing eczema by conducting Skin Testing for Atopic Eczema.