Eczema, also called atopic dermatitis, is usually associated with dry skin. Itching, inflammation and rashes are all associated with this chronic skin disorder. The skin becomes irritated by allergens, overdrying, or environmental changes. A doctor should always diagnose eczema. Once it is diagnosed you can treat most flare-ups at home. Oat protein is especially soothing to irritated upset skin and Cabot Oat Protein products with hydrolyzed oat protein are good to keep on hand as part of your eczema management program. Dermatologist recommended, Cabot Oat Protein products are safe for children, adults and the elderly.