Patient's Guide to Eczema
Eczema is a chronic, recurring, intensely itchy, inflammation of the skin, which usually starts in early childhood. It is also known as atopic eczema or atopic dermatitis.
What Else Looks Like Eczema
Facts About Eczema
Eczema Based on Patient Age
What Can You Do?
- I Have A Skin Rash: Is It Allergic Contact Dermatitis?
For example, it's what you'd see if you were to wash your hands with strong soap 50 times/day. Dermatitis sometimes looks like eczema...
- Do You Have Sensitive Skin? Don't Stress About It!
Is your skin easily damaged or irritated? Is your skin dry, delicate and prone to irritant or allergic reactions? Does your skin have a reduced tolerance to cold, heat, wind, temperature changes, or pollution...
- Do You Have Itchy, Red Hands?
The severity of hand eczema varies from person to person; however, it usually starts with mild dryness and some redness and initially can be found on the fingers and in-between...
- Eczema - The Itch That Rashes
Common locations of eczema include the backs of the arm and front of legs, faces of children, the inner folds of arms and the back of knees and neck folds of adults...
- Dry Skin Prevention - The Winter Itch Is Coming
As the relative humidity falls, some people will develop dry skin. Often, when the skin becomes itchy and irritated people make the problem worse by trying to treat their skin with long, hot baths or showers...
- Winter Weather Can Make Your Eczema Flare Up
Avoid things that can worsen your eczema, such as wool, irritating clothing, harsh soaps and cleansers...
- Foods, Nutrition and Eczema - Is There a Link?
The effects of foods on the skin are complicated and difficult to assess. Foods that have been associated with making eczema symptoms worse include...
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