is eczema contagious Archive

What You Need to Know About Baby Eczema

Eczema, also commonly referred to as atopic dermatitis is a skin condition that millions of Americans deal with.  Included in those numbers could be your new baby.  If you are the parent of a baby who was recently diagnosed as having eczema, you are likely to have many questions.  Now is the time to get …

Parents: How to Discuss Eczema with Other Parents

Are you the parent of a child was has eczema?  If so, get use to stares on the playground and whispering from other parents.  Unfortunately, many people mistakenly believe eczema is a contagious skin condition, but it is not.  In fact, you may need to start a discussion with other parents to stop the worry. …

Parents: Issues You May Face When Your Child Has Eczema

If your child was recently diagnosed with eczema, also commonly known as atopic dermatitis, you have a long road ahead.  Although eczema is easily treated at home, there are many hard issues that you, as a parent, will face.   Nighttime Itching   You might assume that nighttime itching is the same as daytime itching …