Is there any hope for eczema sufferers?

Eczema is a skin condition that affects many people across the globe. I myself am a long time sufferer and while it’s improved as I’ve gotten older, I’ve found that it’s one of those things that doesn’t necessarily go away even with treatment.

There is no cure for eczema and finding one is difficult due to its varying nature.

I have always been interested in the medical developments of widespread conditions like eczema, particularly because it mostly affects children and also because of it’s potential to flare up later in life.

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The Real Feel of Eczema

WEEK 4 (OCTOBER 21-27): #THEREALFEELSOFECZEMA

How would I describe the way it feels to live in my skin?

Painful. Embarrassing. Frustrating. Tiresome. Annoying. Irritating. Upsetting. Hopeless.

I’m currently in the middle (or at least I hope it’s the middle and soon to be end) of an eczema flare up. Before it began, I was relatively okay. That’s probably an upside and downside of eczema. Sometimes I don’t have time to actually cherish my eczema free moments. Although, in my case there’s no such thing as being eczema free.

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Eczema Awareness Month 2019

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The National Eczema Society are running a series of weekly themes during October 2019. I will be doing my best to participate and have an article about eczema up this month that looks into the causes, treatment and research into more effective treatment.

Eczema Awareness Month weekly themes

WEEK 1 (OCTOBER 1-6): #THEREALTRUTHOFECZEMA

  • Share eczema facts.
  • Tell us: What is one thing you wish people knew about life with eczema?

WEEK 2 (OCTOBER 7-13): #THEREALCOSTOFECZEMA

WEEK 3 (OCTOBER 14-20): #THEREALHEROESOFECZEMA

WEEK 4 (OCTOBER 21-27): #THEREALFEELSOFECZEMA

WEEK 5 (OCTOBER 28-31): #THEREALLIFEOFECZEMA