Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Eczema Overview

Eczema, also known as “atopic dermatitis,” is a catch-all term for conditions that cause recurring itching, and red, scaly, thickened skin, with possibly coin-size welts or small, fluid-filled blisters. Dermatologists recognize many types of eczema (among them: allergic/atopic, nummular, and seborrheic), but they all pretty much boil down to the same affliction, and have the […]

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Eczema Treatments

Eczema affects an estimated 4 percent of the U.S. population—some 10 million people. It can erupt almost anywhere, but occurs most frequently on your neck, hands, elbows, knees, abdomen, shins, and feet. It looks different from person to person, often a source of confusion for untrained eyes. When in doubt about any persistent skin condition, […]

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