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3 Rumours Surrounding An Eczema Flare Up

Which one of these might you believe?
true or false
No one has eczema except me
TRUE FALSE
It might feel that but, you're not the only one. Six million people live with eczema in the UK, that’s 1 in 5 children and 1 in 12 adults
Eczema is a common thing. Six million people live with eczema in the UK, that’s 1 in 5 children and 1 on 12 adults
true or false
I will have eczema my whole life
TRUE FALSE
Incorrect, Many children find that their eczema clears up when they are a teenager, but they do have sensitive skin as an adult.
Correct. Many children find that their eczema clears up when they are a teenager, but they do have sensitive skin as an adult.
true or false
A good scratch will sort this right out
TRUE FALSE
Incorrect, Scratching will only make it worse, it will irritate the skin and may cause infection.
Correct. Scratching will only make it worse, it will irritate the skin and may cause infection.

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