Eczema Causes and Triggers

What causes eczema? We don’t know what exactly causes eczema (often called atopic dermatitis). The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) describes atopic dermatitis as a complex skin disease caused by an interaction between a person’s environment and their genes. People with eczema tend to have an overactive immune system that responds to topical irritants or … Continue reading Eczema Causes and Triggers