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Eczema is a term for several different types of skin swelling. Eczema is also called dermatitis. It is not dangerous, but most types cause red, swollen and itchy skin. Factors that can cause eczema include other diseases, irritating substances, allergies and your genetic makeup. Eczema is not contagious.

The most common type of eczema is atopic dermatitis. It is an allergic condition that makes your skin dry and itchy. It is most common in babies and children.

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  1. Eczema (National Library of Medicine)  
    Eczema is a term for several different types of skin swelling. Eczema is also called dermatitis. It is not dangerous, ... swollen and itchy skin. Factors that can cause eczema include other diseases, irritating substances, allergies and your ...
  2. Infantile eczema; Dermatitis - atopic; Eczema ... of allergies such as asthma, hay fever, or eczema. People with atopic dermatitis often test positive to ...
  3. Eczema - discoid; Nummular dermatitis ... The cause of nummular eczema is unknown. But there usually is a personal or family history of: Allergies Asthma Atopic dermatitis Things that can make ...
  4. Eek! It's Eczema! (Nemours Foundation)  
    ... need to worry. It's just eczema. What Is Eczema? Eczema (say: ek -zeh-ma) is also called ... they are teenagers. Continue Why Do Kids Get Eczema? Skin has special cells that react when they ...
  5. Eczema (American Academy of Pediatrics)  
    ... Issues Listen Español Text Size Email Print Share Eczema: How to Help Your Child Avoid the Itch ... also called atopic dermatitis or AD . Who Gets Eczema? Eczema is the most common skin problem treated ...
  6. Eczema (Nemours Foundation)  
    ... may just be eczema in action. What Is Eczema? Eczema (pronounced: ek -zeh-ma) is a group ... skin irritation develops. Back Continue Can I Prevent Eczema? Eczema can't be cured, but you can ...
  7. Types of Eczema (Dermatitis) (American Academy of Dermatology)  
    ... Diseases and treatments E - H Eczema Types of eczema Also called dermatitis What is eczema? Eczema is a general term. Dermatologists use it ... eczema” and ones often called “dermatitis. Often called eczema Atopic dermatitis Children, especially babies, are most likely ...
  8. Asteatotic eczema; Eczema craquele ... Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2007:chap 38. Habif TP. Eczema and hand dermatitis. In: Habif TP, ed. Clinical ...
  9. ... fullstory_151285.html Medical Bills Another Burden for Eczema Patients: Study U.S. adults with the skin condition ... 4, 2015 WEDNESDAY, March 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Eczema isn't just a painful, chronic problem for ...
  10. newsletter | contact Share | Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis) A parent's guide for infants and babies A A A This image displays symmetric scaling, red, slightly elevated lesions typical of atopic dermatitis (eczema). Overview Eczema, formally known as atopic dermatitis, is ...
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