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Winter Tips for Eczema

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  Winter and our skin our not very good friends. Some would say that they are more like enemies. Why is that? Winter makes our skin dry, which can trigger eczema or worsen its symptoms. Here are some wintertime tips that can help us to better manage and ease the symptoms of eczema: Moisturize: …

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 …

Tips On How You Can Ease Eczema Triggers

Information and Some Tips about Eczema: Avoid the cold: For many people, the cold can cause eczema breakouts. If this happens to you, you might see that your skin is too dry. To help, try to frequently moisturizing your skin to avoid eczema. Moisturizing creams can help keep your skin from drying o …

Scientists Find Genetic Factor Linked to Eczema

In a study published online in the journal Neuron, scientists discovered a key gene that contributes to the itchy irritation of eczema. Researchers at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging and the University of California, Berkley singled out HTR7, a serotonin receptor, as a critical factor in i …

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 …

When Eczema Strikes on the Hands and Feet

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Dyshidrotic Eczema: People with dyshidrotic eczema suffer from itchy blisters that appear on the hands or feet. It is also known as pompholyx eczema or hand dermatitis, and it most often appears when a person is between 20 and 40 years old. The symptoms of dyshidrotic eczema include: Irritated, fla …