How will I know what to do to control the eczema?

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Mom wondering how to treat her daughter’s skin: Treatment should change as the child’s skin clears and flares.

Your child’s eczema can change. The Eczema Action Plan can help you know how to treat your child as the eczema changes. By asking your child’s dermatologist to fill out the relevant sections of this one-page plan, you can make sure that you have the key information that you need in one place.

Getting eczema under control

With this one-page action plan, you'll know how to care for your child's skin as the eczema changes.

Download a printable version of the Eczema Action Plan.

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References
Chisolm SS, Taylor SL, et al. “Written action plans: potential for improving outcomes in children with atopic dermatitis.” J Am Acad Dermatol. 2008 Oct;59(4):677-83.

Rork JF, Sheehan WJ, et al. “Parental response to written Eczema Action Plans in children with eczema.” Arch Dermatol. Mar 2012;148(3): 391–392.