(Atopic Dermatitis)



Commonly found inside the folds of elbows, knees, hands, feet and cheeks.

Eczema is a red rash or red patches of the skin

It is commonly found inside the folds of elbows, knees, hands, feet and cheeks. It develops due to a defective skin barrier and can be very uncomfortable. These symptoms can manifest on many different areas of the body and can come and go throughout your lifetime. These are usually called 'flare-ups'.

The exact causes of eczema in people that have it are unknown. It's believed that it can be a combination of factors like genetics, autoimmune responses, and skin function. Because of this, eczema can commonly occur in families. There are some known things that cause eczema to flare up, including skin irritants. It's important to know these triggers so that you can avoid them.

How is it treated?

While there isn't a specific eczema cure, sometimes ointments, such as petroleum jelly and moisturizers, can help soothe symptoms of this condition.

Many patients find that their symptoms persist without further medical treatment. Our team can properly diagnosis which of the 7 types of of eczema you may have and design a customized skin care plan.

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