What is Eczema and Do You Have It?

Eczema is a medical condition in which the skin becomes inflamed and irritated. It is estimated that approximately 15% of babies and 3% of adults suffer from eczema. Symptoms of the condition include itchy skin and a rash that appears in patches. These patches may be dry, scaly, and even change the pigmentation of the skin.   Unfortunately, the exact…

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How to Treat Eczema

Ask anyone who has eczema and they will most likely tell you the same: it is one of the most uncomfortable, irritating conditions a person can have. Although there are many types, eczema – otherwise known as dermatitis – is a general term used to describe varying skin conditions that result in inflamed and discolored skin. Typically, the skin is…

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How to Prevent Eczema Breakouts

Winter – a time full of holiday cheer, family gatherings, and good tidings. It’s a joyous time of year that many look forward to, eagerly waiting for the season of gift giving and cooler weather. But for someone with a chronic skin condition, winter also means cold, dry air that can lead to worsening irritation.   For many, the cold…

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