Eczema: Frequently Asked Questions
Please Note: Opinions, views, and statements in this article are those of the author, and not necessarily those of the owners/operators of this website. The owners/operators of this website do not endorse, and express no opinion on the content of any websites linked from this article, including links from the About the Author section.
Eczema: Frequently Asked Questions
Those who suspect they have eczema often have many questions. Some of those questions are about the cause. Please continue reading on for a list of frequently asked questions and their answers.
Question: Did I do something wrong?
Answer: Eczema creates the uncontrollable urge to itch and scratch. The skin is irritated. Unfortunately, this can result in a larger red rash. That rash when itched more can turn into a patch of dry scaly skin or a blister-like sore that oozes. At this point in time, you may want to shout out “what did I do to deserve this?” The answer is nothing. Eczema is a common skin condition. Although you did nothing to cause eczema, there are steps you can take to treat it and prevent flare-ups. The easiest being keep your skin well moisturized.
Question: What is the cause of eczema?
Answer: There are many different causes. Eczema outbreaks and flare-ups happen to different people and for different reasons. Although there is no one cause for eczema, those with sensitive skin are prone. As for what can cause trigger a flare-up, it can be certain foods, certain chemicals, the weather, and stress even plays a role.
Question: Can I cure my eczema if I find the cause?
Answer: Not likely. While some individuals have one sole cause for eczema outbreaks and flare-ups, others have many. You may find yourself itching and scratching after sweating from the hot weather, after using scented body wash, or after drinking milk. Determining the cause of your uncontrollable itch and eliminating at a source will help, but you are still and may always be prone to episodes.
Question: Will my children develop eczema too?
Answer: Many adults wonder if they can pass eczema onto their children. Yes, you can. Medical professionals have determined that children with immediate family members who have atopic dermatitis are susceptible to the condition too. On that same note, there are many instances in which it is not passed down. In fact, some children develop and live with eczema, but have no prior family history.
Question: How can I treat eczema?
Answer: As stated above, there isn’t a known cause for eczema, but medical professionals are aware of trigger factors. These make eczema worse or cause a flare-up. In addition to keeping your body well moisturized, you can try to determine your trigger factors and avoid them. Keep a daily journal of your day. Document all the foods you eat, what activities you were doing, what products came into contact with your skin and so forth. Compare your journal to an outbreak.
Eczema can be difficult to treat, but it is possible to seek permanent relief. New research shows that all-natural treatment systems, such as Eczema Free Forever, are successful. You can learn more at www.EczemaFreeForever.com.
Please feel free to comment on this page:
Guide 2 Eczema:
Causes of Eczema
Children with Eczema
Types of Eczema
Other Eczema Websites:
14 Day Eczema Cure (Ad)
Beat Eczema Now (Ad)
Cure Child Eczema (Ad)
Eczema Free Forever (Ad)
Disclaimer: This website and its content, is intended for general information only. This website and its content, is NOT intended to prevent, diagnose, treat or cure any disease or illness. The website and its content, is NOT intended as health or medical advice, and is NOT intended as a substitute for advice from a properly qualified medical professional. The website and its content, was NOT written by a doctor or other medical professional or nutritionist or fitness instructor, etc. Information on this site is the personal opinions of the authors only, and has NOT been reviewed or vetted by a doctor or other medical professional or nutritionist or fitness instructor, etc. Information on this site has NOT scientifically tested or validated. You are STRONGLY advised to consult your doctor if you need health or medical advice, have or suspect that you may have an illness or disease or medical condition, or if you need any form of disease-prevention, diagnosis or treatment. You are also STRONGLY advised to consult your doctor, before taking any action, if you are considering any type of action (including but not limited to: home remedies, lifestyle changes, home environment changes, dietary changes, changes to your exercise regimen, etc.) which may affect your health, or which is intended to prevent, cure or treat any medical condition. The owners of this website are NOT responsible for, have NOT reviewed, do NOT necessarily agree with, and have no opinion on, third party websites which may appear in links or advertisements (including but not limited to: banner adverts, Google AdSense, or a text link). If a third party website is linked, advertised or described on this website, that is NOT intended to mean, and should NOT be construed as meaning, that the owners of this website endorse, agree with, or have any opinion on that website or its content. In general, you should always consult your doctor regarding medical and health matters.
Copyright © 2008-2018, Answers 2000 Limited
CERTAIN CONTENT THAT APPEARS ON THIS SITE COMES FROM AMAZON SERVICES LLC. THIS CONTENT IS PROVIDED 'AS IS' AND IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE OR REMOVAL AT ANY TIME.
CERTAIN CONTENT THAT APPEARS ON THIS SITE,COMES FROM AMAZON EU S.à r.l. THIS CONTENT IS PROVIDED 'AS IS' AND IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE OR REMOVAL AT ANY TIME.
Disclosure: Our company's websites' content (including this website's content) includes advertisements for our own company's websites, products, and services, and for other organization's websites, products, and services. In the case of links to other organization's websites, our company may receive a payment, (1) if you purchase products or services, or (2) if you sign-up for third party offers, after following links from this website. Unless specifically otherwise stated, information about other organization's products and services, is based on information provided by that organization, the product/service vendor, and/or publicly available information - and should not be taken to mean that we have used the product/service in question. Additionally, our company's websites contain some adverts which we are paid to display, but whose content is not selected by us, such as Google AdSense ads. For more detailed information, please see Advertising/Endorsements Disclosures
In Association With Amazon.com
Answers 2000 Limited is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.
In Association With Amazon.co.uk
Answers 2000 Limited is a participant in the Amazon EU Associates Programme, an affiliate advertising programme designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.co.uk.
All trademarks are property of their respective owners.
All third party content and adverts are copyright of their respective owners.