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Researchers have found that the inflammatory skin condition called eczema shows its effects throughout the body, and not just on the skin by causing risk factors for heart diseases.
Several things can cause eczema to flare up. These include cigarette smoke, pollen and even your clothes. Take a look at the eczema triggers that lurk in your house.
Eczema is a common skin disorder. There are several types of eczema, but whatever the cause, signs and symptoms of different forms of eczema are more or less similar. Currently there is no cure for eczema. Appropriate treatment can control symptoms in most people – but severe eczema can be difficult to clear completely.
Eczema is a chronic skin condition which responds well to treatment but some people may continue to have bothersome symptoms for years (repeated episodes of flare-up of symptoms). Duration of eczema is affected by several factors such as type of eczema, response to treatment and adherence to treatment.
Eczema is a common skin disease which can have a relapsing (repeated flare-ups) and long term duration. You should consult your doctor if you have rash which lasts more than a few days, there is an acute flare-up of eczema, you are on long term steroid application, the skin appears infected, or you are exposed to a person with viral skin disease.