Eczema & Dermatitis

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How Age Affects Eczema

Eczema affects different areas of the body depending on a person's age. Learn more about these patterns, as well as symptoms and treatment. Eczema affects people of all ages, causing areas of skin that are typically very itchy, dry, crusty,...

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Step-by-Step Guide to Using Baking Soda for Eczema

Using baking soda for eczema may relieve itching and dryness. Learn about the benefits of taking baking soda baths for irritating, painful rashes. If you have eczema, perhaps you have found yourself wide-awake at 4 a.m. with an itch so intense that...

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What Is Flexural Eczema?

Eczema is a group of skin conditions. Learn more about flexural eczema, which affects skin that folds such as the areas near your bending joints. Eczema is a group of skin conditions that cause uncomfortable symptoms. One type, called flexural...

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What Is Follicular Eczema?

Follicular eczema is a skin condition that affects hair follicles. Learn more about the symptoms, causes, and treatment of this condition here. Follicular eczema, also called follicular dermatitis, is a skin condition in which there is inflammation...

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Eczema and Asthma: Is There a Connection?

Eczema and asthma along with allergies and other related problems and linked by excess inflammation—sometimes years apart. Conditions that affect your immune system, such as eczema and asthma, often occur together. In fact, about 20% of adults who...

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What Are Eczema Scars?

Eczema scars are part of a broader category of lasting marks from eczema—changes in skin color or scars from scratching during flare-ups. Eczema scars are part of a broader category of lasting marks that eczema can leave on your skin. These marks...

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Eyelid Dermatitis: Overview and More

Eyelid dermatitis (eczema) is a skin condition caused by inflammation. Read more about symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment for this condition. Dermatitis is a skin condition caused by inflammation that can affect any part of your body—but...

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How Atopic Dermatitis Is Treated

Atopic dermatitis is treated with regular moisturization, topical steroids, prescription medication, wet wrap therapy, and light therapy. Atopic dermatitis is the most common form of eczema, a chronic skin condition that causes dry, inflamed, itchy...

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What Causes Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)?

The causes of eczema have to do with the environment, immune system function, and allergic reactions. Learn about the signs of eczema in infants and adults. Atopic dermatitis (eczema) is a common skin condition that leads to itchy, scaly rashes. An...

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