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Daily Life: Living with Eczema

Eczema triggers #5 – Mould

Eczema triggers #5 – Mould

As the parent of an eczema child you know that all sorts of things can trigger a flare up. Toiletries, cleaning products, animal dander, washing powders…the list goes on and on. What, however, about the environment in your home? It is widely recognised that house dust mites can worsen eczema and other skin conditions, but

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Baby Eczema Triggers #4: Can my Eczema Child Have a Furry Pet?

Baby Eczema Triggers #4: Can my Eczema Child Have a Furry Pet?

Most children dream of keeping their own pet, it’s one of the pleasures of childhood and a great way to learn about responsibility. However, eczema does complicate the issue as no parent would want to introduce a pet which could trigger a flare-up. Snakes, reptiles and fish are your safest bet, but perhaps not the

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Baby Eczema Infographic

Baby Eczema Infographic

No parent wants to hear their baby has been diagnosed with infantile eczema. Being a new parent is hard enough without the added stress of learning about such a complex and variable skin condition. We’ve put together the ScratchSleeves ‘Baby Eczema Infographic’ to help new parents find their way through the maze. You can find more

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Disposable or re-usable nappies – what’s best for a child with eczema?

Disposable or re-usable nappies – what’s best for a child with eczema?

The idea for ScratchSleeves was borne from the despair of watching our kids suffer horribly with eczema.  Eczema mittens and clothes which stop scratching can play a massive role in helping to manage the condition.  However, there’s one area where Scratchsleeves simply cannot help – bottoms! Eczema outbreaks on bottoms and in the genital region are

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Winter Eczema: How to Manage Chapped Lips (and Chins)

Winter Eczema: How to Manage Chapped Lips (and Chins)

Winter is with us once again and while the children look forward to Christmas and snow, we parents need to prepare for those dreaded eczema flare-ups which are inevitable at this time of year.  If your child is susceptible to seasonal eczema, or suffers year-round, you’ll know only too well that the condition can be

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