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 from keeping your child cool to using lots of moisturiser - check the top 10 tips when caring for your child with eczema.
A care plan with images and graphics for you to take to your doctor.
A management plan is an important part of eczema care for your child.
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.
The treatment your child needs for eczema will change from time to time. Check expert advice and handy hints about caring for your child with eczema.
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