What is Eczema?

“What is eczema exactly?” Millions of people find themselves asking this question when an EXTREMELY itchy rash brings them in to see their doctor.  The word “eczema” actually means “skin inflammation”, and defines a group of skin conditions that cause various symptoms such as dryness, irritation, swelling, itching, and oozing of the skin.  An eczema…

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What Causes Eczema Flair Ups and How Can I prevent Them?

What Causes Eczema Flair Ups It begins with a little itching, those much dreaded eczema flair ups.  Eczema flair ups is tiny little pin pricks of pain on the surface of the skin, perceived by your brain as an irritation that will only be relieved by scratching.  For most people this response to some eczema…

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What Should I Do If My Eczema Symptoms Worsen?

What Should I Do If My Eczema Symptoms Worsen? Though we still do not know what causes eczema, and as our search for a cure continues, great progress has been made in the treatment of eczema symptoms.  Long gone are the remedies of the Victorian age, such as strawberry baths and application of slugs to…

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What Causes Eczema?

What Causes Eczema Ask the most experienced dermatologist the question “what causes eczema?” and he or she will most likely answer your question with a question: “what type of eczema?” The word eczema actually means “skin inflammation”, and defines a group of skin conditions with similar symptoms such as dryness, irritation, swelling, and extreme itching. …

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