This is a rash on the skin. There are many types of eczema. 

It is a chronic inflammatory itchy skin condition. It can follow a chronic, relapsing course.

It can occur in the areas of the body that can flex e.g. behind the knees.

 

Symptoms of eczema 

  • Itchy rash 
  • Dry skin
  • Hot red skin
  • There may be some oozing and weeping of the rash
  • Crusting of the skin
  • Fissuring of the skin 
  • Scaling of the skin after a while of having the rash
  • Thickening of some skin areas 

 

Treatment of eczema 

  • Emollients 
  • Steroid creams 
  • Antibiotic creams or tablets
  • Antihistamines for itching 
 
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