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- What is eczema?
- Are there different types of eczema? What causes eczema?
- What are eczema symptoms and signs?
- How is eczema diagnosed?
- What is the treatment for eczema?
- What are home remedies for eczema?
- Does diet affect eczema?
- Is there a cure for eczema?
- Is eczema contagious?
- What is the prognosis of eczema?
- Is it possible to prevent eczema?
Quick GuideEczema (Atopic Dermatitis) Causes, Symptoms, Treatment
Does diet affect eczema?
Is there a cure for eczema?
Each type of eczema requires a specific sort of therapy. The easiest eczemas to cure permanently are those caused by fungi and scabies. Allergic contact eczema can be cured if a specific allergenic substance can be identified and avoided.
Is eczema contagious?
What is the prognosis of eczema?
Most of the patients with eczema do quite well under the care of a dermatologist who has made an accurate diagnosis.
Is it possible to prevent eczema?
The judicious use of moisturizing creams or ointments can be effective in preventing certain types of eczema.
Medically reviewed by Norman Levine, MD; American Board of Dermatology
Jackson, Robert. Morphological Diagnosis of Skin Disease. Ontario, Canada: Manticore Publishers, 1998: 72-96.