Eczema is an umbrella term for a group of autoimmune diseases that affect the skin. The most common and chronic form of eczema – also known as atopic dermatitis – typically causes patches of dry, itchy skin that may worsen and can erupt into a rash when scratched.
Short guide about the disease and recommended treatment options.
Nottingham Support Group for Carers of Children with Eczema
Atopic eczema can occur anywhere on the body including the scalp and this is an area which does not always get the attention it may need. Scalp eczema can be very itchy and is often visible.
National Eczema Association
Guidance to help you understand eczema or atopic dermatitis in children
National Eczema Association and Eczema Association of Australasia
Learning more about what kind of eczema you have and what may have triggered it, is the best starting point to treating and managing it.
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