Eczema – Causes & Symptoms

Eczema is a group of diseases that causes inflammation or irritation of the skin. Dermatitis is the other name for it. The most common type is atopic dermatitis. It generally refers to a group of medical conditions that lead to other allergic diseases like hay fever and asthma. Dermatitis occurs in about 10% to 20% of infants and about 3% of children and adults in the U.S. In most of the infants who develop dermatitis, the disease outgrows by their tenth birthday. But in some people, symptoms...