Antiseptic baths 2 times a week can help prevent infection and improve eczema. Bleaches come in different strengths - see the instructions for how much to use.
Tips for caring for your child with eczema.
A care plan with images and graphics for you to take to your doctor.
More detailed information about eczema including a management plan.
Printable one page handout - eczema information, eczema skin care and handy hints.
Printable one page action plan on infected eczema - signs of infected eczema, care of infected eczema, when to go back to your doctor or nurse.
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