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Itch relief & skin care for childhood eczema

Skin care: Does it help treat eczema?
Skin care: Does it help treat eczema?

Baths and moisturizers play an important role in treating eczema. Learn what dermatologists recommend to ease your child's discomfort.

Adding colloidal oatmeal to your child’s bath can help relieve dry, itchy skin. mother and child bath
Home remedies: What can relieve itchy eczema?

These research-proven home remedies can help relieve your child’s itchy skin.

happy baby in bath
Why are baths and moisturizer important treatments?

A board-certified pediatric dermatologist explains.

Mother sitting on side of tub with son in bath tub and with dog
How to bathe a child who has eczema

Eczema makes the skin very dry. Follow these simple steps to hydrate the skin at bath time.

Mom bathing newborn
Should I add anything to the bath when a child has eczema?

Parents often ask their child’s dermatologist this question. Watch as a board-certified pediatric dermatologist tells you what you need to know.

Young man looking at a bottle of sunscreen
Moisturizer: How to select

Moisturizer plays a key role in treating eczema. This infographic shows you how to select one for a child who has eczema.

Girl on sled: Dry air, cold temperatures, and indoor heating can irritate your child’s skin, causing eczema to flare.
Winter skin care for childhood eczema

To reduce eczema flares in winter, dermatologists recommend making small changes to your child’s skin care. Here’s what can help.