Eczema

Eczema in children
Eczema in children

Childhood eczema, which can also be called atopic dermatitis, affects about 10% of all children. It is a very common skin disease. The exact cause of the disease is unknown, but it is known, that the disease often goes with two others – asthma and allergic rhinitis. These three conditions form the atopic triad. The half of the children who develop eczema will probably develop one of these two concomitant conditions.

Baby eczema
Baby eczema

Infants’ eczema can be very well treated. Many infants just outgrow it. Eczema in baby appears as itchy, irritated rash on the skin. It manifests to 10-15% of children. It usually appears on baby’s cheeks and joints of the arm and the leg. It is the excessive dryness of the skin, which appears when the body does not secrete enough fatty cells, called ceramides to create a skin barrier.

Types of eczema
Types of eczema

There are several eczema types. These include atopic dermatitis, hand eczema, contact dermatitis, Seborrheic dermatitis, dyshidrotic eczema, nummular eczema, neurodermatitis. Dermatitis and eczema are two medical terms that are often used as synonyms.

Eczema treatment
Eczema treatment

Eczema is a skin disease that causes inflammation of the skin. The term eczema comes from a Greek word effervesce. It may appear as an itchy, red rash.

Eczema
Eczema

Eczema is a disease of itchy and inflamed skin. It is also known as atopic dermatitis that can negatively affect your skin with small and large patches all over your face or even body. When eczema appears and how it can be treated? Find the answers in the article.