Use of bleach baths for the treatment of infected atopic eczema

  title={Use of bleach baths for the treatment of infected atopic eczema},
  author={Tanya M. Barnes and Kerryn A Greive},
  journal={Australasian Journal of Dermatology},
Atopic eczema is one of the most common skin disorders in young children and also affects adults. Staphylococcus aureus infection is the most frequent complication of atopic eczema and is involved in the worsening of the disease. Antibiotic therapy against S. aureus has been an important component of treatment for atopic eczema but there are concerns about antibiotic overuse and increasing bacterial resistance. This has led some clinicians to recommend the use of homemade remedies such as… 
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