Home > Medical > Skin Health > Eczema Eczema All sections in Skin » About Skin » Age and Your Skin » Caring for your Skin » Eczema » FAQs » Health Tips » Healthy Hair » Skin News » Real-life Story » Seasons in the Sun » Skin Cancer » Your Skin and the Sun Eczema in children Eczema may occur after the third month of life as a weepy rash on the face and outer surfaces of the arms and legs. How do I get rid of my eczema? Although there’s no cure for it, eczema can be controlled with medication so you can enjoy a better quality of life. Eczema in kids: tips that work Chronic, severe eczema can have a serious impact on a child – both physically and emotionally. Here's help. Talk Body Talk forum » Ask CyberDoc » Test Micronutrient reference tool » Like Health24 on Facebook » 10 beauty myths busted What's your signature smile? Eczema Eczema is an inflammatory skin response. It is chronic and has flare-ups and remissions. Eczema and the environment Health24's EnviroHealth expert looks at how the environment can affect your child's eczema. Fighting against eczema Eczema is a general term encompassing inflamed skin conditions, according to the American Academy of Dermatology. Does jewellery make you turn green? Many people cannot wear jewellery as accessories, because it makes their skin erupt into red and itchy hives or causes an eczema-like reaction. What can you do if your grandmother’s necklace makes your skin look like that of an iguana? Eczema treatments compared Tacrolimus ointment is more effective than pimecrolimus cream for treating children and adults with atopic dermatitis - better known as eczema. Cats may up eczema risk Exposure to cats shortly after birth raises a child's risk of eczema, new research suggests. Borage oil no salve for eczema Borage oil, sold as starflower oil in health food stores, does not improve symptoms of eczema, says a study in this week's British Medical Journal. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life.