What is eczema?
Eczema or dermatitis is a kind of skin inflammation that is characterised by itching, redness, and a rash. Eczema impairs the skin's ability to maintain a healthy barrier (the "glue" of your skin) result in skin becoming more sensitive and prone to infection and dryness.
- immune system activation
- dry, scaly skin
- skin flushing
- itching may be severe especially at night
- open, crusted, or weeping sores