Next Slideshow Title
IMAGES PROVIDED BY:
Seminars in Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery: "Management of Itch in Atopic Dermatitis," "Pruritus: Management Algorithms and Experimental Therapies."
National Jewish Health: "Eczema: Lifestyle Management," "Soak and Seal Eczema Treatment."
American Academy of Dermatology: "How to relieve itchy skin."
HealthyChildren.org: "Treating Sports Injuries with Ice and Heat."
PLoS One: "Itch Relief by Mirror Scratching. A Psychophysical Study."
Acupuncture in Medicine: Journal of the British Medical Acupuncture Society: "Effectiveness of acupressure on pruritus and lichenification associated with atopic dermatitis: a pilot trial."
Acupressure-points.org: "Large Intestine Point 11: QuChi, Pool on the Crook."
UCLA Explore Integrative Medicine: "Acupressure for Beginners, How to Administer Acupressure."
Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine: "Alternative, Complementary, and Forgotten Remedies for Atopic Dermatitis."
Cleveland Clinic: "What to Do if Your Child Has Eczema," "Stress Free Now."
National Eczema Association: "I already moisturize twice a day, do I really need a topical steroid?" "Wet wraps," "Eczema Action Plan."
Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy: "Therapy of Pruritus."
British Journal of Dermatology: "Targeted treatment of pruritus - a look into the future."
Mayo Clinic: "Atopic dermatitis (eczema): Lifestyle and home remedies."
International Journal of Molecular Sciences: "Nocturnal Pruritus: The Battle for a Peaceful Night's Sleep."
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health: "Skin Conditions and Complementary Health Approaches: What the Science Says," "Meditation: In Depth" "Relaxation Techniques for Health."
Reviewed by Debra Jaliman, MD on March 01, 2019
This tool does not provide medical advice. See additional information.
THIS TOOL DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. It is intended for general informational purposes only and does not address individual circumstances. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment and should not be relied on to make decisions about your health. Never ignore professional medical advice in seeking treatment because of something you have read on the WebMD Site. If you think you may have a medical emergency, immediately call your doctor or dial 911.
View our slideshows to learn more about your health.