Eczema

When most people say “eczema,” they’re probably talking about atopic dermatitis. It is the medical term for eczema as a condition, though, and all of the other types are considered subtypes of eczema - Korin Miller & Patia Braithwaite

Eczema

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Can You Grow Out of Eczema?

If you're a parent or guardian of a child with eczema, you're probably all too familiar with the itchy ins and outs of the inflammatory skin condition — and with how tricky it can be to diagnose. Perhaps you noticed a dry, scaly rash crop up across your child's arms or legs, or maybe you sensed a flare-up creeping over their hands or face. But eczema looks different on everyone — patches might appear as bright as candy-apple red on some, or purplish, brownish and even grayish on others — in which case you’ll want to see a dermatologist, stat, as it could indicate an infection or even another skin condition entirely.

Eczema — also known by its clinical name, atopic dermatitis — most…

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