Eczema is a chronic skin condition that causes itchy, red, and inflamed skin. While common in childhood, eczema can also affect adults. Common causes of eczema include: dry skin, fragrance mixes, skin infections, environmental allergens, and scratching and picking at areas of skin.


Eczema is characterized by skin that overreacts to a variety of triggers. Often the skin barrier is not functioning properly. Common symptoms include:

  • Itching
  • Skin tenderness
  • Poor sleep due to itching
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Treatment of eczema often requires both treatment of acute flares and lifestyle changes to help prevent flares. Common treatments include:

  • Moisturizers to help repair skin barrier
  • Topical anti-inflammatory cream
  • Oral medications to control inflammation and/or infection

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Do You Have Eczema?

At Dermatology, Inc, the team can help educate you on how to care for your sensitive skin and work with you to identify triggers so you can minimize discomfort.

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