Eczema Tag

Also known as atopic dermatitis, eczema is a skin rash particularly common among young children, but that can last into adulthood. Atopic refers to an allergy, “derma” refers to the skin, and “itis” refers to inflammation. So, atopic dermatitis describes skin inflammation that results from an allergy. More specifically, it happens when the immune system inappropriately attacks the skin causing a dry, itchy rash on places of the body like the creases of the wrists, the insides of the elbows, and the backs of the knees. Similarly, it might exist...