Eczema

Eczema or atopic dermatitis is a long-lasting, itchy inflammatory condition of the skin which may become red, dry, blistered, crusted, scaly or thickened.
What is Eczema?

Eczema or atopic eczema is a skin condition characterized by chronic inflammation and frequent relapses. There are itchy red rashes over the affected areas that usually involve skin creases such as the folds of the elbows or behind the knees.

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Molecule-sized drills can target diseased cells and kill them in minutes

Molecule-sized drills can target diseased cells and kill them in minutes

Children with a rare food allergy have higher chance of being diagnosed with other allergies

Children with a rare food allergy have higher chance of being diagnosed with other allergies

Cesarean delivery has little impact on development of childhood allergic diseases

Cesarean delivery has little impact on development of childhood allergic diseases

Two common Staph bacteria living on human skin exacerbate Netherton syndrome

Two common Staph bacteria living on human skin exacerbate Netherton syndrome

Boosting immune cells to treat eczema

Boosting immune cells to treat eczema

Daily moisturizer does not prevent eczema according to new research

Daily moisturizer does not prevent eczema according to new research

Study identifies precise receptor chain involved in atopic dermatitis

Study identifies precise receptor chain involved in atopic dermatitis

Microbiome in dermis skin layer is the same regardless of age and gender

Microbiome in dermis skin layer is the same regardless of age and gender

Scientists secure funding to develop better methods for evaluation of topically applied drugs

Scientists secure funding to develop better methods for evaluation of topically applied drugs

Study: Claim lines for Lyme disease have increased 117% from 2007 to 2018

Study: Claim lines for Lyme disease have increased 117% from 2007 to 2018

Norfolk dermatologist honored for leadership and increasing accessibility for patients

Norfolk dermatologist honored for leadership and increasing accessibility for patients

Strong beers that contain gut-friendly bacteria may help fight obesity

Strong beers that contain gut-friendly bacteria may help fight obesity

New treatment stops peanut allergy for 6 weeks with single dose

New treatment stops peanut allergy for 6 weeks with single dose

New information on benefits of oral food challenges when diagnosing food allergies

New information on benefits of oral food challenges when diagnosing food allergies

American Academy Of Dermatology launches new and improved website

American Academy Of Dermatology launches new and improved website

Prevalence of itch in dermatological patients linked to depression, suicidal ideation and stress

Prevalence of itch in dermatological patients linked to depression, suicidal ideation and stress

Healthiest gut bacteria with plant-based or Mediterranean diet

Healthiest gut bacteria with plant-based or Mediterranean diet

Non-invasive tape strips can be used in children to assess atopic dermatitis on the molecular level

Non-invasive tape strips can be used in children to assess atopic dermatitis on the molecular level

Heavier babies more likely to develop childhood allergies

Heavier babies more likely to develop childhood allergies

Tips to manage symptoms and flare-ups in children with eczema

Tips to manage symptoms and flare-ups in children with eczema