Dr Tamara Jaye Author

What is eczema? Atopic eczema is a common chronic skin condition that causes dry, red and itchy skin. It may affect up to 20% of infants, and 3% of adults. It is commonly associated with other allergic disease such as asthma and hay fever. Atopic eczema usually begins in infancy, at around 3 months, and […]

Does your teenager suffer from hay fever?   Does he complain that certain fruits or nuts make his whole mouth feel itchy, his tongue swollen or his throat scratchy? Does this  mouth discomfort only last for a few minutes and then resolve on its own, often not requiring treatment? Is this reaction confined to his […]