Atopic Dermatitis

Atopic dermatitis (eczema) is a condition that makes your skin red and itchy. It’s common in children but can occur at any age. Atopic dermatitis is long-lasting (chronic) and tends to flare periodically. It may be accompanied by asthma or hay fever.



Atopic dermatitis on the chest
Atopic dermatitis on the chest
Infantile eczema
Infantile eczema
Atopic dermatitis (eczema) signs and symptoms vary widely from person to person and include:

Dry skin
Itching, which may be severe, especially at night
Red to brownish-gray patches, especially on the hands, feet, ankles, wrists, neck, upper chest, eyelids, inside the bend of the elbows and knees, and in infants, the face and scalp
Small, raised bumps, which may leak fluid and crust over when scratched

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