What is eczema?
Eczema (also known as dermatitis) is a non-contagious, inflammatory dry skin condition that can affect people from early infancy to old age. The most common form, atopic eczema, affects 1 in 5 children and 1 in 10 adults in the UK.
The skin is often unbearably itchy – the urge to scratch can be irresistible – and during a flare-up it can also be red, cracked, sore and raw. Alongside the painful physical symptoms, many children and adults experience related sleeplessness, anxiety, depression and other mental health problems.
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Topical Steroid Withdrawal – updated joint statement
We know a lot of people with eczema worry about possible side effects of using…
Talk: Can the ‘combined approach’ help you manage eczema?
You’re invited to a talk organised by the West Surrey and North East Hants Support Group of National Eczema Society at 2pm on Saturday 24 February 2024.
Itching for answers: a deep dive into eczema itch – free webinar
Partnering with St John’s DermAcademy, we’re excited to bring you a webinar on all things eczema itch! This webinar will cover the reasons behind eczema itch, exciting research developments and the most effective ways to manage this challenging symptom.