Eczema Symptoms and Management

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Atopic dermatitis, more commonly known as eczema, is a chronic inflammatory skin condition. It often presents as dry, itchy and reddened skin. The exact cause of eczema is largely unknown. However, it appears that those with a family history of allergy are more likely to develop eczema.

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The exact cause of eczema is not known, but it’s thought to be a combination of environmental triggers and genetic factors. People who have eczema have an overactive immune system that produces inflammation when triggered by a substance inside or outside of the body. A person is more likely to develop eczema if they have a family history of eczema or allergic conditions, such as allergic rhinitis (hay fever) or asthma.


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Dominic Peterson
09 Mar 2020
Short but useful resource!
Vicki cooper
07 Nov 2022
Registered Nurse
Very good
Jessica Walker
05 Dec 2022
Good read
Claudia Collins
12 Aug 2022
Enrolled Nurse
This was a good basic overview of excema as a whole.
Shania baker
13 Nov 2022
Diane Allenet-Yeung
04 May 2020
Nice and concise
Kerry DSouza
12 Jul 2020
A concise insight into eczema worth a read.
Ranjita MAGAR
18 Jun 2021
it was very useful
Ashleigh Bertoli
09 Jun 2020
Easy basic information.
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14 Nov 2022
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