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Eczema - 6 common mistakes

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Eczema. Avoid these Six Common Mistakes

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Arthritis drug gets results for eczema. Several months into the treatment, volunteer Max says his eczema has almost gone.

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A drug used to reduce the symptoms of arthritis has been shown in trials to be highly effective in the treatment of eczema. Several months into the treatment, volunteer Max says his eczema has almost gone.

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How much moisturiser should I use?

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We may be heading for Spring - and what a joy it is to see the daffs and crocuses - but we're still getting cold March winds and the odd late frost. Coupled with central heating indoors, these lead to dry, itchy skin for many of us. The answer is to moisturise, moisturise, moisturise. And it seems we simply don't use enough of the stuff to make a real difference. The National Eczema Society recommends  you should use 250-500g of emollient cream every week to keep eczema symptoms at bay. But who weighs out their emollient for heaven's sake? One...

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Research identifies a protein as possible cause of eczema

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A ten-year study of mice and human tissue has revealed that a protein plays a major role in the itchy skin condition of eczema and raises the prospect of new treatments beyond the standard steroid creams currently used.

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Elle Fanning's No-Makeup Selfie Shows off Her Eczema

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Elle Fanning's No-Makeup Selfie Shows off Her Eczema

We still get taken in by photos of the apparently flawless faces of celebrities and influencers posted on social media even though we know that careful editing and face filters have been used to create the illusion of perfect skin. It's particularly hard for anyone with a real skin problem like eczema, acne or rosacea. So the latest  Instagram post from Elle Fanning is truly honest and refreshing. The 22-year old actor has not only posted a makeup-free selfie but shows her embracing the eczema on her eyelids as though it were a shade of eyeshadow.  The comment section of the...

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