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What do you need to know about eczema?

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Eczema can be a frustrating skin condition, whether you get it a few times a year or deal with it every day. Work closely with your doctor to make a plan that will help you control the itching and rashes.

SOURCES:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: "Atopic Dermatitis."

Buys, L. American Family Physician; February 15, 2007

EczemaNet: "Eczema Treatments."

PubmedHealth: "Atopic Eczema."

EczemaNet: "Bathing and Moisturizing Guidelines."

EczemaNet: "Preventing Flare-Ups."

EczemaNet: "Medications and Other Therapies for Eczema."

Patel, T. American Journal of Clinical Dermatology; 2007.

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on January 21, 2020

SOURCES:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: "Atopic Dermatitis."

Buys, L. American Family Physician; February 15, 2007

EczemaNet: "Eczema Treatments."

PubmedHealth: "Atopic Eczema."

EczemaNet: "Bathing and Moisturizing Guidelines."

EczemaNet: "Preventing Flare-Ups."

EczemaNet: "Medications and Other Therapies for Eczema."

Patel, T. American Journal of Clinical Dermatology; 2007.

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on January 21, 2020

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