Newsletter #8

author/source: DrB

June Feature : Infected atopic eczema


Newsletter                                                                                                   June 2012

This newsletter from is sent out via email and is saved and archived on-site at If you are a subscriber to this letter and you want to un-subscribe, please let me know. You may or may not be a member - becoming a member requires separate registration. If you wish, please try the Login to check if you are a member.  You may need to register. aims to provide a forum for both patients and practitioners to learn more about The Combined Approach to atopic dermatitis. The idea is to bring together the experience of those who have atopic eczema with the expertise of those who are there to help. As an online community this site has a membership area to encourage mutual support and exchange of information and opinion. If you find the site useful please let me know, and please add your contribution wherever something catches your eye.

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New articles in June

The use of moisturizers is the most important part of the successful treatment of atopic eczema

Behavioural change can be helped by adding a relaxation exercise.

While research finds ways of stopping the "atopic march", chronic eczema needs treating with The Combined Approach.

Atopic eczema seems often under-treated because of fear of side-effects from the use of topical steroids.

Do antihistamines help with atopic eczema?

Which is the most dangerous room in the house?

5 important tips for patients, and 5 for practitioners.

Bacterial infection is a common complication frustrating the successful treatment of acute eczema.

Please get in touch with me whenever you like with your comments and suggestions. I look forward to members sharing information about themselves and their experience, in Member Profiles and in The Forum. The site gets bigger every month: please alert me to any difficulties with what is provided, such as broken links and videos not working!

Dr Christopher Bridgett