An unusual, but simple strategy to help ease eczema

An Unusual, but Simple Strategy to Help Ease Eczema Background Eczema (or atopic dermatitis) is a common skin condition that affects approximately 15-30% of children and 2-10% of adults. Eczema is the result of multiple genetic and environmental factors that cause hyper-reactive immune reactions. When stimulated by certain triggers (such …

The link between staphylococcus aureus and eczema

The Link Between Staphylococcus aureus and Eczema Overview Bacterial, fungal, and viral skin infections are common complications associated with eczema. Skin lesions provide entry points for opportunistic microorganisms to penetrate the skin, proliferate, and cause infections. Of particular concern for people with eczema is that their skin is frequently colonized …