A Patient's Guide to Eczema
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What is Eczema?

Eczema is a chronic, recurring, and intensely itchy inflammation of the skin that usually starts in early childhood. This skin condition is also referred to as atopic eczema or atopic dermatitis..   Read more >>

What Causes Eczema?

The exact cause of eczema is unknown. It is understood to be a genetic skin disease that arises from the interplay of multiple genes with external environmental factors. The more atopic genes that are present, the less environmental initiators are required to produce eczema...   Read more >>

Diagnosing Eczema

Important Features In Making A Diagnosis Of Eczema: Itching, Dryness of the skin, Skin Inflammation, Secondary infection of the skin , Frequent flare-ups of eczema activity, Family history of eczema, hay fever or asthma ..   Read more >>

Facts about Eczema

Eczema Based On Patient Age

What Else May Look Like Eczema

Eczema Images

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