Types of Eczema
Types of Eczema
Eczema, also sometimes called "dermatitis" is the name used to describe a group of skin conditions that cause dry and irritated skin. The skin typically becomes red, itchy, dry and cracked. Moreover the condition is chronic (long-term), although it can improve over time.
By far the most common variety of eczema, is atopic eczema (also known "atopic dermatitis"). Atopic eczema can affect many different parts of the skin, but common areas affected include cheeks, elbows (inside or outside), hands, knees (backs or fronts), neck, and the scalp. People who have atopic eczema usually have periods where the symptoms are less severe, and periods where the symptoms are more severe (known as "flare-ups"). The exact cause of atopic eczema is not known, but it does seem to run in families, and also may be related to allergies, asthma, and hay fever.
Other types of eczema include:
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