Eczema can be troublesome and widespread especially in infancy. Allergies are common in eczema, especially when severe. Understanding environmental and dietary allergies in eczema can help to improve the condition.
However, it is rarely possible to remove all the allergic triggers from your child’s eczema, and modifications to diet and your household rarely provide a cure, although they can improve matters considerably.
Daily application of moisturisers is the key to gaining control of symptoms, along with use of medicated creams as directed by your doctor.
These links are for further advice on different treatments for eczema. Moderate to severe eczema can benefit from the use of specialist garments of either silk or cotton. There are several brands in common use. Most can be prescribed by your NHS doctor. Finally wet wrapping can help stubborn eczema and reduce itch.