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Frequent Flare-Ups

In atopic dermatitis it is typical for there to be flare ups or waxing and waning of the skin condition.

There are a number of factors that will cause the condition to worsen. Commonly the eczema is worse in winter. Stressful events and secondary skin infection are often reported as causing flares. Contact with known irritants are also culprits.

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