Eczema is very common in younger children, and alot of them grow out of it by the time they reach adulthood. Unfortunately some people go through their lives suffering from eczema. The most important thing to remember with eczema is that it can be painful, itchy, inflamed and worsened by using fragrances. If you have little patches of eczema you can use hydrocodisone cream. This helps heal and prevent spreading, try and not scratch the eczema because it can make it worse or make it bleed. Using tar coal soap is an excellent remedy for baths, its natural and is used the same way as normal soap.