Eczema

Thank you to Robert Sidbury MD of Seattle Children’s Hospital for returning as our guest speaker 2010, 2014. All in attendance were grateful for his generosity in donating his time preparing for the meeting and for his thoughtful answers to the many questions asked.

US Department of Human Services “Atopic Dermatitis Fast Facts”

American Academy of Dermatology

National Eczema Association

Society for Pediatric Dermatology

University of Washington Dermatology

For young people with chronic skin conditions, Camp Discovery offers a summer camping experience unlike any they’ve had before. Every year, the American Academy of Dermatology sponsors a week of fishing, boating, swimming, water skiing, arts and crafts, and just plain fun.

Under the expert care of dermatologists and nurses, Camp Discovery offers campers the opportunity to spend a week among other young people who have similar skin conditions. Many of the counselors have skin conditions as well, and can provide support and advice to campers. Fun, friendship, and independence are on the top of everyone’s agenda and everyone shares in the discovery of what it’s like to be included. http://www.campdiscovery.org/

FAQ: Do “bleach baths” help treat eczema/atopic dermatitis?
Please visit these links and consult with your medical provider to help you determine if this approach might benefit you.
Allergic Living – Bleach bath effective for eczema
American Academy of Pediatrics – Treatment of Staphylococcus aureus Colonization in Atopic Dermatitis Decreases Disease Severity
Mayo Clinic – Eczema bleach bath: Can it improve my symptoms?
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