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What is another name for eczema?

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Eczema, also called dermatitis, is a term that covers many types of skin problems.

The way to know for sure whether you have it or not is to see a doctor.

SOURCES:

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases: "Atopic Dermatitis."

National Eczema Association: "All About Atopic Dermatitis."

American Academy of Family Physicians: "Eczema and Atopic Dermatitis."

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on April 14, 2018

SOURCES:

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases: "Atopic Dermatitis."

National Eczema Association: "All About Atopic Dermatitis."

American Academy of Family Physicians: "Eczema and Atopic Dermatitis."

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on April 14, 2018

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