6 Ways To Prevent Eczema

If you have allergies, hay fever, hives, or dry, overly sensitive skin, you may also have bouts of eczema, typified by a red and dry rash that itches like crazy. Here are tips and strategies you can use to prevent eczema.There are about 10 types of eczema, but atopic dermatitis (allergic inflammation of the skin) is among the more common kinds.

“The eczema rash typically appears as red, swollen patches or blotches on the face and neck and the folds of the elbows and knees, but it can also affect the hands and feet or the whole body,” says Kristin Leiferman, MD, professor of dermatology at the Mayo Medical School in Rochester, MN. No one knows what causes it, but it’s not contagious.Next Page

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