Factors that Worsen Eczema
The exact cause of eczema remains unknown. Some people suffer from atopic eczema without an apparent reason. Still, some flare-ups happen due to triggers.
An itchy, red patch on your skin may appear harmless, until an irritation occurs and you begin to scratch it. A visit to your dermatologist reveals it is actually eczema.
What is Eczema?
Eczema is a medical skin condition characterized by scaly, dry, itchy and inflamed skin. In babies, eczema often appears on the face and scalp; adults and older children usually have the rashes on the backs of their knees, elbow creases, neck and face.
The exact cause of eczema remains unknown. It is a skin condition that comes and goes. Flare ups may be caused by common triggers.
To help you manage the condition, consider the following steps: