Having moderate or even severe eczema does not seem to pose any additional risk for getting either of the two Covid-19 vaccines.
Published On: May 15, 2020
Last Updated On: Nov 2, 2020
The CDC recommends wearing masks as a way to help slow the spread of COVID-19. For many with facial eczema, masks can cause discomfort and worsen flares. Dr. Peter Lio discusses mask-wearing when you have eczema.
Eczema ecz-pert Peter Lio, M.D., a member of NEA’s Board of Directors and Scientific Advisory Committee, is Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology & Pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, and a Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology (board-certified in Dermatology).