Eczema sufferer called 'disgusting' by stranger praises £7.99 wonder cream

Eczema sufferer called 'disgusting' by stranger praises £7.99 wonder cream

A lifelong eczema sufferer who had to quit work due to painful rashes and infections has hailed a £7.99 wonder cream for changing her life. Emilie Dunn, 24, was left covered in angry rashes after developing topical steroid withdrawal (TSW), or red skin syndrome, when…

Covid-19 triggers epidemic of eczema

Covid-19 triggers epidemic of eczema

Covid-19 has triggered an eczema epidemic among NHS workers – from washing their hands so much, reveals new research. Six-out-of-10 seen for skin problems are suffering irritant contact dermatitis – a form of the itchy, painful condition caused by friction, according to the study. It…

Eczema skin creams fire and burns warning from fire chiefs

Eczema skin creams fire and burns warning from fire chiefs

Emollient skin cream used by millions of people to treat dry skin and conditions such as eczema and psoriasis are a fire risk and could result in severe burns or death, fire chiefs are warning. The National Fire Chiefs Council NFCC say that new scientific…

Parents blame themselves for baby's eczema thanks to social media

Parents blame themselves for baby's eczema thanks to social media

Nearly half of children under the age of three have dry, sensitive skin or skin prone to eczema (49%), and more than half (56%) of parents blame themselves for their baby’s suffering , according to new research released today by Baby Dove. And social media…