National Eczema Society produces factsheets about the different types of eczema, treatments and self-management advice. Our information reflects the current research evidence and clincial guidelines, and our factsheets are reviewed regularly by experienced doctors and nurses.

You can view and download the factsheets listed below by simply clicking on the factsheet title.

Types of eczema

Discoid eczema
Ear eczema
Eczema around the eyes
Eczema in later life
Facial eczema
Female genital eczema
Hand eczema
Male genital eczema
Pompholyx (dyshidrotic) eczema
Scalp eczema
Seborrhoeic dermatitis & cradle cap in infants
Seborrhoeic dermatitis in adults
Varicose eczema

Treatments for eczema

Complementary therapies
Topical calcineurin inhibitors
Topical steroids

Living with Eczema

Allergy and eczema
Clothing and eczema
Diet and eczema in children
Eczema in later life
Household irritants and eczema
Infections and eczema
Sun and eczema
Swimming and eczema