What Causes Eczema?

Eczema ultimately comes down to an issue with your skin barrier, which is supposed to protect you from things like bacteria, irritants, and allergens.
If you have eczema, a gene variation keeps that barrier from giving you all of the protection it should, the explains. This leaves your skin vulnerable to things that can irritate it and trigger an immune response that causes eczema symptoms. include sweat, , soaps and detergents, and and pollen, among others.
I had no idea! I learned quite a few new things from this article. What is something new you learned from this article about eczema?

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  • Melissa G

    For my dd Bekah, seasonal changes and her sweating definitely aggravates her eczema. Her worst spots are her elbow creases and right behind her knees.