It is important to manage eczema well. This means using any prescribed creams or ointments, bleach baths and wet wraps as directed by your doctor or nurse practitioner when there is an eczema flare as well as regular daily management to moisturise the skin.

The National Allergy Strategy has developed a number of resources to help you manage your eczema well, including:

NAS what is eczema teen NAS what is eczema adults

See Animations here 

NAS infographics eczema

See Infographics here 

How to apply topical steroids How to apply moisturiser

How to do a bleach bath How to apply wet dressings

See Videos here

See Videos Translated here Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Tagalog and Vietnamese 

Content updated December 2022

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Allergic diseases have become an increasingly important chronic disease and public health issue in Australia and other developed countries over the last two decades, contributing to increased demand for medical services, significant economic cost of care and reduced quality of life of people with allergic diseases and their carers.


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Food allergy prevention | 250K Youth Project | Food service | Drug allergy | Shared Care Model

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