Keeping control of your eczema between flares

Have you ever wondered what is the best way to keep control of eczema between flare-ups?

Many people with eczema want to know the best way to keep control of their eczema for longer. We asked the eczema community what question they most wanted answering.

The top priority for the community was:

“Can using a steroid cream for longer during a flare-up help keep eczema clear for longer?”

What have we done so far?

We asked the eczema community to decide the top priorities for the Rapid Eczema Trials project.

To see the full results of this work, please click here.

The top priority was maintaining control between flares.

The eczema community narrowed this down by voting for their preferred question:

How often should moisturisers be used to keep eczema under control between flare-ups?

Can using a steroid cream for longer during a flare-up help keep eczema clear for longer?

If flare-ups keep happening, can using a milder steroid cream twice a week between flare-ups help keep eczema under control?

Hand applying cream to rash on back of neck

The co-production group used the survey results to design the keep control study.

This process is in development and we are aiming to start running the study later this year.

Keeping Control Blogs and Stories:

Helping to design the Keep Control Study.

We recently ran a survey looking at how people with eczema use topical corticosteroid creams to treat flare-ups. We also asked for people’s views on a study testing different ways of using steroid creams. We are using the results…