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Eczema

Ekseem: Keer dat dit jou gek maak

Dis onvoorspelbaar, onooglik en dikwels eenvoudig ondraaglik: Ekseem kan jou lewe versuur as dit nie onder beheer gehou word nie. Keer so dat dit jou gek maak.

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 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.

Eczema

Eczema is an inflammatory skin response. It is chronic and has flare-ups and remissions.

Fighting against eczema

Eczema is a general term encompassing inflamed skin conditions, according to the American Academy of Dermatology.

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