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Eczema refers to skin inflammation. There are many different types of eczema that produce symptoms and signs that range from oozing blisters to crusty plaques of skin. Treatment varies depending upon the type of eczema the person has.

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      • Poison ivy, oak, and sumac facts
      • What are poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac?
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      • What are risk factors for poison ivy, oak, or sumac rash?
      • What are symptoms and signs of a poison ivy, oak, or sumac rash?
      • What types of doctors treat poison ivy, oak, and sumac rash?
      • How do physicians diagnose poison ivy, oak, and sumac rashes?
      • Are there any home remedies for a poison ivy, oak, or sumac rash?
      • What is the treatment for a poison ivy, oak, or sumac rash?
      • What is the prognosis of a poison ivy, oak, or sumac rash?
      • Is it possible to prevent a poison ivy, oak, or sumac rash?
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      Swimmer's Ear Article
      • Swimmer's ear definition and facts
      • What is "swimmer's ear" infection?
      • What causes swimmer's ear infection?
      • What is chronic swimmer's ear?
      • What are the signs and symptoms of swimmer's ear?
      • What natural home remedies treatments help cure swimmer's ear?
      • What about swimmer's ear in children?
      • How can swimmer's ear be prevented?
      • What is the prognosis for a person with chronic swimmer's ear?
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      • What should I do if I get a foreign object or insect in my ear?
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      Keratosis Pilaris Article
      • Keratosis pilaris (KP) facts
      • What is keratosis pilaris?
      • Who gets keratosis pilaris?
      • Does keratosis pilaris affect the entire body?
      • What causes keratosis pilaris?
      • What are the signs and symptoms of keratosis pilaris?
      • What types of doctors treat keratosis pilaris?
      • How do doctors diagnose keratosis pilaris?
      • Does diet have anything to do with keratosis pilaris?
      • Is keratosis pilaris curable?
      • Is keratosis pilaris contagious?
      • What conditions mimic keratosis pilaris?
      • Are there home remedies for keratosis pilaris?
      • What is the treatment for keratosis pilaris?
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  • Dermatitis
  • Skin Inflammation