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4 Ingredients That Help Soothe Eczema

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  Healing dry and irritated skin can be hard, especially during fall and winter, when temperatures decrease, and the air becomes dryer. Having eczema means dealing with dry, irritated and damaged skin. Here are some ingredients that can help you keep your skin healthy, hydrated and calm: Dead …

3 Questions and 3 Answers about Eczema

What Causes Eczema? Scientists are not 100% sure about the exact cause of eczema, but many suspect that a faulty immune system plays some role. In people with eczema, which is also called atopic dermatitis, otherwise harmless irritants trigger an abnormal immune response. What’s more, the immune …

Eczema and Keeping Your Kid from Scratching

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Eczema makes the skin itchy, really itchy. It can be especially difficult for parents to keep their kids from scratching when they get an eczema flare-up. “The troubled with scratching is that it can actually make the condition worse,” said pediatric dermatologist Dr. Lawrence Eichenfield. “A …

Eczema 101

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The term ‘eczema’ refers to a variety of conditions characterized by inflamed or irritated skin. The most common form of eczema is atopic dermatitis. 10 to 20 percent of infants and 3 percent of adults in the U.S. suffer from eczema. Most children with eczema see their eczema symptoms disappear …

Eczema Can Persist Long after Childhood, Study Finds

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According to a new study published in JAMA Dermatology, children with eczema are likely to keep experiencing intermittent symptom flare-ups through their 20s and even later. Between 8.7 and 18.1 percent of American children are diagnosed eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis. Generally, eczema fi …

How Doctors Diagnose Eczema

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There is no definitive test for eczema, so diagnosing the skin disease can take some time. “Eczema occurs when the skin is inflamed and irritated,” says dermatologist Dr. Howard D. Sobel. “The most common type of eczema is atopic dermatitis or atopic eczema. Atopic refers to a group of diseas …