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Learning Wet Wrap for Eczema Kids

Reminder of next Saturday’s hands-on wet wrap session for those with eczema kids in Singapore. Wet wrap is an accepted form of eczema therapeutics in children, that is worth learning as it has been studied to improve eczema. This Saturday’s eczema support group session at the National Skin Centre, Singapore will have Presentation by Mölnlycke Health Care, the […]

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Eczema Support Group – Wet Wrap Therapy

Wet wrap is an accepted form of eczema therapeutics in children, with numerous studies reporting improvement in eczema. Eczema Support Group under the National Skin Centre has organized a wet wrap demonstration and presentation, in collaboration with Tubifast, to explain what is wet wrap and the different techniques of wet wrap. The session will have Presentation by Mölnlycke Health […]

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Eczema Support Group – Wet Wrap Session

Last Saturday 28 March, the Eczema Support Group kickstart the year with a wet wrap session and I learnt something new every time! The wet wrap demonstration was by Mölnlycke Health Care Limited, whose Tubifast product is used globally. A few tips about using wet wrap: 1. It can be dry or wet. Dry wrap is […]

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Eczema Support Group – 28 March Wet Wrap Workshop

Hi to Singaporean readers! On 28 March, Saturday, the Eczema Support Group under the National Skin Centre has organized a wet wrap demonstration and presentation, in collaboration with Tubifast. The session will have Presentation by Mölnlycke Health Care, the company with Tubifast wet wrap (read here to understand more on wet wrap) Wet wrap demonstration – […]

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Come for 30 Aug Wet Wrap Workshop

Reminder of next Saturday 30 Aug’s workshop at National Skin Centre, Singapore by Tubifast for the Eczema Support Group. This session will be focused on wet wrap for younger kids. Wet wrapping is a worthwhile technique to learn esp given repeated studies proving its effectiveness, read more here. SESSION CANCELLED, RAIN CHECK TILL FOURTH  QUARTER […]

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Eczema Support Group – Wet Wrap for Kids

Back by popular demand is another session on wet wrap, focusing on wet wrap for kids, including the younger ones. Another study had been released recently in July on the efficacy of wet wrap, citing a 71% reduction in symptoms out of the 72 children who took part in the study. Healthy skin is maintained one […]

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Eczema Support Group for Children – Wet Wrap

Last Saturday 22nd Feb, the Eczema Support Group for Parents with Eczema Children held a sharing session on wet wrap and everyone had a lovely time! After Mölnlycke Health Care Singapore shared about eczema, Tubifast bandage and garments, there was a vibrant discussion on sizes for various body parts of a child. A few pointers […]

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Eczema Support Group – Feb 2014 session on Wet Wrap

Welcome all of you back to 2014, and Gong Xi Fa Cai (translated Prosperity Blessings?)! The Eczema Support Group for Parents with Eczema Children’s first session in 2014 will be on 22 February (Sat) 930 am at NSC, so mark your calendar! This session will be on Wet Wrap, focusing on learning how to find […]

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Living with Eczema

SOMEONE Managed Wet Wrapping for Child with Eczema

This is a series focused on personal journey with eczema while managing a certain aspect of life. Today, we have Stephanie, whose daughter has eczema since 18-month old and shares how she manages wet wrapping for her. Stephanie is the founder of Allerchic, an online store for eczema, allergy and asthma. Marcie Mom: Hi Stephanie, […]

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Support Group

Eczema Support Group for Children – 6th Sharing on Wet Wraps

On 27 April (last Saturday), the Eczema Support Group for Parents with Eczema Children held its 6th sharing session and it’s safe to say everyone had a good discussion! It was a wet wrap demonstration by Tubifast, with a product manager from Mölnlycke Health Care Limited. The key sharing were: 1. Different color-coded are of different […]

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Eczema Support Group – 6th Sharing on Wet Wraps for Kids

Time flies when you’re having fun! Last month’s Step by Step sharing by Sister Wong was such a hit, that this month’s 27 April (Sat)’s sharing session will be another Step by Step on Wet Wraps. For this session, we have Tubifast to show you a step by step guide on wet wrap, including covering […]

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Eczema Tips Guest Interview

Easy to Use Wet Wrapping to Keep Child’s Skin Hydrated

MarcieMom learnt online that wet wrapping is a method used to keep moisturizer/emollient on the child’s skin, particularly for children who has severe eczema and requires their skin to be kept hydrated. MarcieMom started looking for easy to use wet wrapping in Singapore and found that Tubifast Garments, a product of Mölnlycke Health Care Limited, […]

Tubifast Wrap – Kids Gloves

1 pair, 2 pieces

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Doctor Q&A

Allergic Contact Dermatitis in Children (II) – Q&A with Dr Steve Xu

This is a continuation of last week’s interview with Dr Steve Xu MD MSc where we discussed contact dermatitis, the differences between irritant and contact dermatitis, the top 10 pediatric contact allergens in personal hygiene products and practical consideration of when to suspect contact dermatitis in a child. On ‘Bland’ Skincare Products MarcieMom: I’ve emphasized […]

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Doctor Q&A

Topical Corticosteroid Withdrawal – Q&A with Prof Hugo

In March 2015, the National Eczema Association (NEA, in US) published a study on steroid addiction in patients with atopic dermatitis. This was by members of its task force, who looked into the evidence regarding steroid withdrawal as many eczema sufferers were asking about the steroid addiction syndrome, along with many cautioning and enquiring on […]

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Guest Interview

Impact of Lactic Acid Bacteria (LAB) Fermented Extract on Skin and Eczema (#Biogenics16 series)

Last week, we learnt much about LAB Fermented Extract (Biogenics 16) and its effects on a child’s intestinal health, as well as the dosage and safety of Biogenics 16. This 2nd part of the series will focus on clinical studies on LAB Fermented Extract’s effect on skin and eczema, specifically examining the two published studies conducted […]

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News & Research

Eczema News – Childhood Eczema linked to Headaches

In a paper published August 2015 Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Dr Jonathan Silverberg studied an association between eczema and headaches. The cause of headaches could have come from (i) sleep disturbances or (ii) fatigue that eczema children suffer from. Method of study: Analysis of data from 401,002 children and adolescents in 19 US population-based […]

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Doctor Q&A

Hand Eczema with Dr Lynn Chiam – Skincare

This is a 3-part series focused on hand eczema, with the privilege of having Dr Lynn Chiam, of Children & Adult Skin Hair Laser Clinic, to help explain further the type of hand eczema, its cause, treatment options and daily hand care. Dr Lynn is a consultant dermatologist who subspecializes in paediatric skin conditions at Mount Elizabeth […]

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Eczema Facts

Teledermatology – Was your Remote Eczema Skin Consultation helpful?

This is the final post of the 5-part series and today, I will try to apply all that we have learnt in the past 4 posts to eczema skin consultations. I have presented it in survey format for each step of teledermatology and look forward to hearing your experience! Before the Teledermatology Process Q1 Were you […]

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Eczema News – Review of Clinical Trials for Eczema Therapeutics in Children

Recently, Hong Kong researchers published a review article ‘Eczema therapeutics in children: what do the clinical trials say?‘ in Hong Kong Medical Journal. Categorized by major treatment methods, previous clinical trials were examined for each individual treatment option. Below is my quick and dirty summary, for the full paper that is available for free, see here. […]