Places you can find more advice
There are lots of organisations that can support people and families affected by dry or itchy skin
The National Eczema Society
As the UK's leading eczema patient support organisation, the National Eczema Society's website offers helpful resources for people with eczema, their parents and carers. They also strive to raise awareness with healthcare professionals, teachers and the government.
Eczema Outreach Scotland
Eczema Outreach Scotland helps improve the quality of life of people affected by eczema. The charity specialises in supporting children and their families in Scotland in a variety of ways, such as practical advice about school or benefits, emotional support, family outings and peer group support.
The Ichthyosis Support Group
The Ichthyosis Support Group provides people and parents affected by ichthyosis with an online community to help individuals and families deal with the condition.
As the leading UK charity for people affected by psoriasis, the Psoriasis Association shares valuable information for those affected by psoriasis. It provides support and raises awareness and funds for research.
Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis Alliance (PAPAA)
PAPAA aims to provide traditional patient support, as well as new innovative approaches that the changing healthcare environment needs.
Skin Support, created by the British Association of Dermatologists, offers fact sheets about different skin conditions and emotional support for people with dry or itchy skin. You can also find support groups in your local area.
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If your dry or itchy skin is having a significant emotional effect on your life, it would be advisable to talk to a healthcare professional, as they can help you find more support