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Living with eczema2 can be complex, confusing, even frustrating at times, let us make it a little easier and help you find the answers.

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Click on the tiles below to reveal the answers to your most commonly asked eczema questions.

  • What is eczema?

    Eczema is an inflammatory skin condition that causes patches of the skin to become red, dry, scaly and itchy, typically seen on joints, the face and hands.

  • Why does my child have eczema?

    The exact cause of eczema is unknown. Some common eczema triggers include heat, detergents, grasses and wool. It can start at any age, most commonly in children with some outgrowing it.

  • Does eczema ever go away?

    For many, eczema is a lifelong condition that will come and go when an external factor triggers a flare up. Lifestyle changes and moisturisers may help delay the return of symptoms.

  • Is eczema contagious?

    It is not a contagious skin condition and cannot be spread from person-to-person or from skin-to-skin contact.

  • Where on the body can you get eczema?

    Eczema can present differently and may appear on different areas of the body for everyone. Symptoms are most commonly present in areas such as the joints.

  • Why is eczema so itchy?

    Eczema is an inflammatory skin condition that causes the skin to become dry and itchy. Scratching itchy skin can lead to further damage to the skin barrier.

For those living with eczema, external and internal factors trigger their immune system, leading to inflamed skin. This is what causes the 'itch' component of eczema. If an external factor such as soap or dust is known to be the cause, it is best to avoid these to reduce the likelihood of an eczema flare up.

Dr. Niyati Sharma

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