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Eczema

What Causes Eczema to Flare Up?

What Causes Eczema to Flare Up?

Researchers are still working to determine the underlying causes of eczema, but most dermatologists believe that a combination of genetics and triggers cause flare-ups. For some people with eczema, the triggers are easy to identify – they develop symptoms almost immediately after touching an irritating substance. For other people, the cause of flare-ups can be harder to determine. Common Eczema Flare…

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Dealing with Eczema

Dealing with Eczema

Eczema is the term for a group of medical conditions that cause the skin to become irritated. Eczema affects about 10-20 percent of infants and about 3 percent of adults and children in the U.S. Most infants outgrow their eczema by age 10. The most common type of eczema is known at atopic dermatitis or atopic eczema, and in some…

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Eczema: End the Itch

Eczema:  End the Itch

October is Eczema Awareness Month. At the Center for Dermatology and Laser Surgery, we see a lot of this irritating skin condition and want to share some information with you if you have eczema. What’s eczema? Eczema causes the skin to become inflamed, itchy, and irritated. There are different types of eczema. The most common type is atopic dermatitis. Who…

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Eczema Awareness Month

Eczema Awareness Month

October is eczema awareness month and those of us at the Center for Dermatology and Laser Surgery want to share some facts about eczema. Eczema is the name of a skin condition that causes the skin to become inflamed, itchy, and irritated. There are various types of eczema, but the most common is atopic dermatitis. Who gets eczema? Eczema is…

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Understanding Eczema

Understanding Eczema

Dr. Bernard Gasch, an expert dermatologist at the Center for Dermatology and Laser Surgery in Portland, Oregon, reports that Eczema Awareness Month is fast-approaching. With Eczema Awareness Month set to begin on October 1, Dr. Gasch takes a minute to discuss this condition, which can often be uncomfortable as well as debilitating. “Eczema is a chronic skin condition, which flares…

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