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Eczema is diagnosed clinically based on history and a thorough physical examination of the skin. There are no laboratory or blood tests which can diagnose eczema. Laboratory tests may be conducted to identify an allergen, diagnose cause of infection or if rash does not respond to treatment.
Eczema is chronic skin condition, but in most cases it can be controlled with treatment. Prognosis is affected by several factors such as type of eczema, response to treatment, adherence to treatment, taking preventive measures and avoiding factors which cause relapse.